Have Mercy on Me, Jesus

“Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” Mark 10:47b This was the cry of blind Bartimaeus who was sitting by the road where Jesus was walking. Did the followers of Jesus begin to cry out on behalf of Bartimaeus? No, they told him to be quiet. These followers did not believe Jesus had time... Continue Reading →

A Milestone Birthday!

This is a momentous day for our family, for it is the day our son celebrates his 18th birthday. His life has been a journey of miracles. In fact, he is a daily reminder that the God of the Bible is still in the miracle business. You see...Caleb Matthew (we chose his name based on the Biblical... Continue Reading →

Deaf-Blindness is NOT the Same as Autism

  I am stubborn! And, my wife is right…again! (I wonder how many times, throughout history, husbands have made this statement.) For years, my wife has been telling me she is not convinced our son has autism, despite being diagnosed with it and displaying autistic characteristics. I’ve heard her say this and on some level,... Continue Reading →

Refreshing My Soul

I just returned home from church where my soul was renewed and refreshed. Not because of the worship music or pastor’s sermon, in fact, my wife and I rarely have the chance to attend service with the rest of our church’s congregation. We volunteer as leaders for a small group for adults with special needs... Continue Reading →

Make A Match with Daddy!

Several weeks ago, just a few days before Christmas, my son and I shared one of the most bittersweet moments of my life. Every night I have the privilege of putting him to bed. We have established a routine that is fun and helps him relax for the night. This night was no different than... Continue Reading →

Pushing Towards Potential

I believe all people are created in the image of God and because of this, every human being has the potential to become successful. It is up to each of us to decide whether we will strive to reach our potential or whether we will be satisfied with mediocrity. It is important that I define... Continue Reading →

Captain Charles A. Wilson

October 8th is a special day for me, because it is my father's birthday. He would have turned 73 years old today had he not passed away due to cancer seven years ago. He was, and still is, the greatest man I have ever known! As a way of honoring my dad on his birthday,... Continue Reading →

Stay Daddy, Stay!

These three little words are the most bittersweet words I hear on a regular basis. A few times a week my son wraps his arms around me, pulls me into his ear closely, and says… “STAY DADDY, STAY!” His words are sincere. His hug is strong and real. His desire for me to stay home... Continue Reading →

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