Green Bean Goulash, a name I made up on the fly, is a recipe that’s been in my family and our social circle for decades. It consists of green beans, smoked sausage, potatoes, and onions. It was also my daughters first solid food, as it blends up quite nicely. She left me a lovely, smelly [...]
When we went to the park on that beautiful Saturday, it wasn’t because I wanted to do some super cool activity with my kids. It was because I didn’t feel like being a mom that day...In stumbling upon that river, we stumbled upon a new family experience & I discovered the joy.
Going to therapy helped me understand how all those past traumas shaped me as a man. It made me understand my role in this world and why I was the father that I was. I needed to be able to heal and forgive myself before I could be the dad that my children deserved.
This was my chance to do everything my biological father did not do. I accepted fatherhood so easily because I had the perfect example of who I did not want to be. I was shown what an absentee father was and I planned to be the exact opposite!
"So, here I am...preparing for a secondary chapter of more basketball and books. I had no idea that God was placing me into a more pivotal position in the grand scheme of things."