Fathers—a Force for Good

1969circaDadCharI love Father’s Day!  I love Fathers–my own, my husband’s dad, my husband who is a terrific dad to our kiddos, and all the other great dads out there that are a Force for good!

To me, there is nothing sweeter than watching a Dad with his kids–playing, acting goofy, chasing them with a ‘big bear’ voice that makes kids break into giggles.  Dads are the best!  No doubt about it.

They are God’s hands on earth to take care of His little ones.  Dads are protectors, providers, and playmakers.   Continue reading

The Bells Book Review: Accidental Star Wars Comparisons

Time for another book review.  When I heard about this one by Richard Harvell, I wasn’t sure I would like it…but I was wrong!  I LOVED this book.  The writing was beautiful…and the story was very unique and gripping.  I am so tickled when a book surprises me like this did.  From the very first sentence I was hooked.

“I grew up as the son of a man who could not possibly have been my father.”

Oh yeah!  In just 17 words, Harvell grabbed my attention and taunted me with a mystery to solve!  That’s talent…and I appreciate it!   Remember the classic Star Wars quote where Darth Vader says, “Luke, I am your father!” and Luke screams “NO!!!!!”  He probably thought that same line above…that Darth could not possibly have been his father.  Sorry Luke. Continue reading