A Father’s Eyes

“I miss you, son. Sadly, I too often missed ‘you'. Why couldn’t I have had eyes like your Heavenly Father.” - Braden’s dad “Don’t be ashamed to cry, dad. God wants you to know everything will be okay. Life can be cloudy. Rainbows will come after the rain.” - Braden “Tears mirror how God used [...]

Every Corner

"Dad, remind people to just simply S-L-O-W --- D-O-W-N.  Remind them to be LOOKING for those who need someone to give them hope. Thanks for listening. I love you". -Braden “I'll certainly remind people, but I'll also take this advice into my own heart as a father. Son, I'm sorry for being too late in [...]

Surrender

"There's an insane person yelling at the top of his lungs at 3:30am!” - Neighbor: Oct. 31 “LORD, I CAN'T MOVE! I CAN'T SPEAK.! I CAN'T EVEN BREATHE! What do you want me to do with this!?” - Braden’s dad: Oct. 31 5:30am “God simply wants you to give up and allow Him to use you.  He [...]

Letters, Jars, and SnapChat

“Why would anyone want an app where the message disappears?”  - Braden’s Dad “You don’t understand. Everyone's on SnapChat and I have thousands of friends. Still, I feel alone.” - Braden  “You’re family is not alone. You are never forgotten”.                                   [...]

News

Not our typical format, but this news story does a good job of capturing the purpose of our blog. Thanks to Dallas ABC News affiliate and specifically reporter, Jobin Panicker for airing this story. Please share with those who have interest in a very important, but too long hidden subject. More to come... Link to [...]

Inside Out

“Kids at school were nice in class, but none of them ever took the time to get to know me.  I also hate how I look.  I look too young for my age and that affects how they see me”. - Braden “I’m so sad that they missed out on who you really were.  Those who [...]