Thursday, August 31, 2006

Great Wolf Lodge Vacation

We just got back from the Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City and had a great time! Will be posting more photos soon here!

Friday, August 25, 2006

Cayden @ the Park

Here's a little video of Cayden playing at the park

Wednesday, August 23, 2006



A must check out...I'd recommend the following songs:

Into Everything
Don't Look Back and

Friday, August 18, 2006

U Can't Touch This

Cayden dancing to the music of yesteryears...

Great Read from RELEVANT Magazine

Here's a great post that I read this morning from RELEVANT Magazine

The best section is here:

In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus says that those who will be given the title of “righteous” will be the ones who fed him when He ran out of food stamps; they clothed him when His shoes wore out and His clothes started to smell; they housed Him when He was kicked out of the shelter; they helped take care of Him when He was sick with AIDS; they visited Him in prison because everyone else had given Him up for a lost cause.

These righteous ones, these “successful” beings, will probably say something like “Uh, Jesus, when did we do those things to you?” And He’ll probably reply with something like, “When you did that for the homeless crazy, for the pregnant teenager, for the homosexual, for the murderer in prison, for the hungry crack addict, for the punk teenager with nothing better to do, you were doing all of that to Me. And no one saw it but that person and Me. And now I’m going to bless you for it.”

Jesus is saying, “The reality of life is that you will experience Me through relationships with other people. And I will experience you.”

And this is where I find the most hope. In My Utmost for His Highest, Oswald Chambers says, “Jesus Christ’s life was an absolute failure from every standpoint but God’s. But what seemed failure from humanity’s standpoint was a tremendous triumph from God’s, because God’s purpose is never humanity’s purpose ... The friendship circle of God is made up of humans who know their poverty. He can do nothing with the person who thinks he or she is of use to God. As Christians we are not out for our own cause at all, we are out for the cause of God ... We are prone to say that because someone has natural ability, he or she will make a good Christian. It is not a question of our equipment but of our poverty, not of what we bring with us but of what God puts in us; not a question of natural virtues of strength of character, knowledge and experience—all that is of no avail in this matter.”

We can recognize that it’s not and never has been about us, and we don’t have to worry about what we don’t have or haven’t done. So I wonder if success could be measured in how many people you smiled at in one day, or how much you gave away, despite your own lack. Or what if success is measured by how much you didn’t have when you died?

We are charged with the task of being lights in a dark place, and for us, the pressure to be successful can goad us into forgetting that Jesus radically redefines success. Instead of pursuing the “American dream,” I think we’re called the reality of Jesus’ success.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Cool new site from

Here's a cool site that I found from and edited a photo of Cayden on Flickr using the tool---(click here!)

In the Garage

Here's another short clip of Cayden playing around outside.

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Shane Claiborne

I came across this recording of Shane Claiborne at North Shore.

Pretty good listen and would recommend to any Shane Claiborne fan.

Shane Claiborne Speech

Friday, August 11, 2006

Cayden Playing

Here's another video of Cayden having a good time...

Friday, August 04, 2006

Conflict In the Middle East

And it continues, this New York Times article has some disturbing images from Israel.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

United eWay & SMS

Here's some more information on the SMS/text messaging solutions coming soon...

Cox Classic In Town!

So the Cox Classic is in Omaha---great weekend for it as well!

Online Personal Branding

So I've been reading a lot recently about online personal branding and how important it is to a variety of folks.

What is your take? Is it important to you to have a great online prescene? Are you worried that your MySpace page might not do you justice when looking for a job interview?

It seems to be a growing business and one that may have dabbled with...

What are your thoughts?

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Cayden Playing---sideways

Next time I"ll trying filming the video the right way up!