Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

Patience Through Swing Assembly

September 23, 2005

Owen is now one week old. Iíve never been one to keep up with anniversaries, certainly not one week dates. However, love has a way of etching events into your heart and mind. I also didnít know it was possible to fall in love twice, but Owen and Robie are the center of my affection. Of course, the kind of love I have for my son differs from my love for my wife, but it is love nonetheless. Like all


Pictures of Owen

September 21, 2005

sleepy boy, day 2


A Brief Reflection on the Pride of Fatherhood

September 20, 2005

Owen is four days old and so are we, as parents. Learning as we go, Owen oscillates from satisfaction to dissatisifaction with varied degress of effectiveness in diaper changing, feeding and consoling. So far, our hope is not in choosing the right “Parenting plan.” Instead, our hope is in the Lord. At least that’s what YHWH keeps reminding me in my reflections on Ps 127: “Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain.” We can