What Every Human Wants

(Image courtesy of Charles Schultz, Peanuts.)

As a high school teacher, I have the unique opportunity of observing many different people.  Not only do I get to form professional relationships and several, close friendships with my colleagues, but I also get to learn from the many students I see on a daily basis.  No that wasn't a typo.  Although I am a teacher, I find myself being taught just as many lessons as I teach my students.

One lesson I learned was last year and it was from a freshman named

3 Lessons in 3 Weeks


One year ago today I was single and desperately searching for my wife.

As of tomorrow, I will have been married three weeks to my best friend, Lauren.  It's crazy, but it's awesome.

God has blessed me with a fantastic, amazing wife.  "Married life is work" is the cliche statement often shared among people.  In fact, several people have already asked me, "How is married life?"  And I respond by saying, "It's great!  I love it!"  This is usually followed by a smirk and a