Christmas Traditions: Our First Year Together

Christmas Traditions: Our First Year Together

I LOVE TRADITIONS. And I made sure to push them on my family from day one. If we did something once, I have always been sure to remind everyone that it has to happen the next year. For example, every Christmas eve we go to the 5:00 pm Christmas Eve service, then eat...
Through The Eyes of a Father

Through The Eyes of a Father

Not too long ago, I watched the home video of my parents’ stay in the hospital just after my birth. My parents were young–23 and 25–and I was their first. You could tell they were playing it cool, but secretly, they had not idea what was coming for...
It’s God’s Testimony–Not Mine

It’s God’s Testimony–Not Mine

I grew up in a really “Christian” environment. I asked Jesus into my heart when I was five years old. I went to a private Christian school where my favorite class was Bible. I took part in every church activity. I loved Sunday mornings. At a distance, the...
Hello Parenthood!

Hello Parenthood!

Hey friends! Long time, no chat. Two months have gone by–two of the sweetest, longest, and fastest months of my life. Two of the most surreal months of my life. Our daughter, Eden Celeste Groves, made her appearance on May 18, 2019 at 3:18 pm—two weeks late...