Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 3:30 PM Central

That was basically my reasoning too, Jude.  I LOVE cereal, and I just would have a hard time being disciplined enough to not eat too much.  So I decided to see if I could do without it for a while!  The first few weeks were tough, but after that I really just got out of the habit.

Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 10:27 AM Central

I’ve been replacing cereal with oatmeal lately, not because anything’s wrong with cereal, but I found I just ate too much of it. It’s also one of those things you can eat any time of day, which made it tough to shed pounds.

Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 9:36 AM Central

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Days like today, I really miss cereal. I used to eat it all the time, but I’ve been clean for over a year now.

Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 6:00 AM Central

“‘Master,’ said John, ‘we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because he is not one of us.’ ‘Do not stop him,’ Jesus said, ‘for whoever is not against you is for you.’”

Luke 9:49-50

Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 12:30 AM Central

The following articles highlight the persecution that former NFL player and coach Tony Dungy has been enduring as of late.


Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 12:29 AM Central

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From today’s scene.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 9:29 PM Central

Very close softball game! We ended up winning by one against a team that beat us by one last time.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 8:46 PM Central

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Jacob warming up with Caleb before the game.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 8:44 PM Central

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Early softball game today!

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 6:00 PM Central

“All that belongs to the Father is mine. That is why I said the Spirit will take from what is mine and make it known to you. In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me.”

John 16:15-16

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 3:46 PM Central

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We are about halfway through our filming session.  These guys are experts, and as a result, we are ahead of schedule!

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 3:02 PM Central

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Jude and Dad preparing for a slider shot.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 12:26 PM Central

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Last night, we had a big group of friends over for some glow-in-the-dark ultimate Frisbee. One team would wear glowing green wristbands, and the other would wear red. We had a blast!

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 12:23 PM Central

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Jude and Mary-Elizabeth talking to Paul, who was filming for an upcoming episode of FamTeam.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 11:11 AM Central


Dad’s Diary, and archives dating back to September of 2000, are now available to the public! All you have to do is visit  Simply register for a free account, and you’ll be on your way!

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 10:05 AM Central

This summer’s FamTeam Weekend/Softball Classic will be held on Saturday evening, August 16, and Sunday, August 17.

This will be the 16th annual Classic.

For more information, you are welcome to drop one of us an email!

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 6:00 AM Central

“Who has understood the mind of the Lord, or instructed him as his counselor? Whom did the Lord consult to enlighten him, and who taught him the right way? Who was it that taught him knowledge or showed him the path of understanding?”

Isaiah 40:13-14

Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 1:36 AM Central

This court ruling offers a gleam of hope that the crushing Obamacare law could crumble under its own weight.

A related article.


Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 6:00 PM Central

“Jesus called them together and said, ‘You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all.’”

Mark 10:42-44

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 4:52 PM Central

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Seth and Mary have been working down in the basement, organizing winter scenes for the Vine Valley project. Making good progress, too!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 6:00 AM Central

“As he looked up, Jesus saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. ‘I tell you the truth,’ he said, ‘this poor widow has put in more than all the others. All these people gave their gifts out of their wealth; but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.’”

Luke 21:1-4

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 9:58 PM Central

I guess it depends on your method of choosing randomly. Does the duplicate answer get two chances?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 9:57 PM Central

Ah, but by there being only three real choices, doesn’t that make it a one-in-three chance? Because the second “25%” can be thrown out, the way I figure.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 9:10 PM Central

But don’t your odds of getting it right depend on which one you choose?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 9:09 PM Central

Well, if two choices are the same, then there are really just three choices, right? So you’d have a one-in-three chance of getting it right, so 33% would be right, right?