Morgan Parees

I Said Never, God Had Other Plans (Guest Post)

Those times I said “that’s great for them, but that will never be me,” were promptings from God. He was slowly preparing my heart for what was to come. … Continue readingI Said Never, God Had Other Plans (Guest Post)

Guest Post: kick in the teeth

The following is a guest post by my awesome wife, Elise: So I was driving home today and saw two men on two separate corners, both holding signs that said “broke, hungry”. My initial thought was that I should just drive on past. I mean, they had to have done something to get themselves in this mess, right? They both were young, looked able to work, and aside from being dirty, seemed to be dressed well enough. My next thought, as I drove by, was that they were probably

I’n ‘tuck

I love watching children play! Their innocence and imagination are refreshing – especially, as they learn about the world around them.

I recently had the privilege of watching my youngest grandson, Isaiah. Isaiah is a typical 2-year old little boy. He can play with just about anything and have a BIG time enjoying even simple pleasures. In this instance, he was playing with a cardboard box that his daddy had taped together for packing. I watched as Isaiah climbed in and out of it – “packed and unpacked” it with things – hid under it – and ultimately, sat in it and got stuck. … Continue readingI’n ‘tuck

Growing Pains

Guest post from my wife and best friend, Elise: Over the past few years, there have been many times when I’ve felt like God couldn’t possibly have my best interest at heart. If He did, why didn’t I get this promotion, or why didn’t this happen, or whatever. I have always been the type to stuff my emotions, pretend like I’m fine, and try to move forward. Only behind closed doors do I admit that it hurts and that I’m not as brave as I pretend to be. I’ve even gone as far as to avoid being alone so I

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