Lucid is Live! Here’s to New Beginnings!

Anytime I sit down to a meal with my long-time friend, mentor, and calling-coach, Rod Brace, I am simultaneously prepared and unprepared for what is about to hit me. Inevitably, our meetings challenge, change and bless me. However, this particular ...
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Lois McAllister Roch (Mema)

These past few weeks have been horrificly beautiful. My grandmother, Lois McAllister Roch, passed away early Sunday, November 26th. She was 81 years old and she was our Mema. Steph, Braelyn and I went to visit her at her new ...
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So Long Training Wheels…

I remember like it was yesterday, my dad running behind me yelling encouraging words, "Keep your back straight, pedal, there ya go!!!" There was such confidence with those two extra wheels on the back. I could even ride one handed ...
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Don’t Waste Your Summer Vacation

18 And others are the ones sown among thorns. They are those who hear the word, 19 but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, ...
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Love Loves Truth

"Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; 6 it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but ...
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Braelyn Nicole Cease IS HERE!!!

We are so excited to announce the birth of Braelyn Nicole Cease on Wednesday, June 21st, 2006 @ 11:31 a.m. CST. At 7 lbs and 11 ozs and 20 inches long she is doing quite well! Mama is doing great ...
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Braelyn Nicole Cease – Coming VERY Soon!!!

The countdown has begun. In just a few days Steph and I will be welcoming our newest edition to our family. Braelyn is due on my birthday, June 27th, but as we have been told by many, the due date ...
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Bumper Stickers

For some reason, my attention has been drawn to bumpers stickers on vehicles as I am driving. I ask myself questions like, "What does this person hope to communicate about themselves?" or "Do they really think that a person is ...
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The Gong Song

"If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal."(1 Corinthians 13:1, ESV)A few weeks ago Stephanie and I were relaxing and watching 'American Idol' when ...
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