God, shield me from me (Ep #38)

Sean shares how he finally got to the point of asking “God, shield me from me.” Since nobody modeled for him what being a good husband or a father looks like, he tried to make it to what he thought it should be. Consequently, Sean outlines the sequence of events that led him to buy his […]

A person doesn’t backslide overnight (Ep #37)

Sean shares by his example of how a person doesn’t backslide overnight. Even though his mother prayed to the point of bloodshed eyes, he never developed a personal relationship with Christ. Sean shares how not having a dad speaking into his life made him wrestle with his identity. It was only in the Navy when […]

Grief is love with no place to go (Ep #36)

Andrew shares how he learned that grief is love with no place to go. Autistic kids have very specialized interests, which may seem odd to people but may turn into great careers. Now that he learned to channel his passions, Andrew is traveling with SkillCorps to Prague. He will bring evidence-based practices to the local […]

Finding the energy to press on (Ep #35)

Andrew shares personal lessons learned on finding the energy to press on. Particularly when he lost contact with the person he learned French for and left his job. Andrew decided to continue to try new things not because they are easy, but because they are hard. That’s what gave him the courage to apply for […]

Criticism kills the spirit of our children (Ep #34)

Bill, Trevor and Marek talk about who they became as a result of their dads. We come to a conclusion that criticism kills the spirit of our children. What follows is a discussion of what happens when fathers don’t communicate love to their children and how to break the cycle. We wrap up by thanking […]

How to become a better dad? (Ep #33)

Bill, Trevor and Marek talk about the relationships they had with their fathers to answer the question “How to become a better dad?” In the process we discover that we all became that which we didn’t like. What follows is a discussion of what helped three men, from three different generations, to break the cycle. […]

Why did my daughter get shot? (Ep #32)

Bill shares the doubts and emotions he experienced when he asked himself “Why did my daughter get shot?” More specifically, how he dug deeper, past the clichés. Finally, Bill gives an example of how this trial helped him to be there for his brother who is still having a hard time dealing with the death […]

Forgiving Ourselves (Ep #31)

Forgiving ourselves tends to be most difficult. Particularly when the person we wronged is either dead or deeply hurt by our actions. Marek shares the process that helped him forgive himself for not appreciating his mom who passed away years ago. Trevor shares the progress and lessons he learned as he tries to forgive himself […]

Forgiving Others (Ep #30)

Forgiving others is difficult because we tend to think that we are right. It’s the other person’s responsibility! In this episode we talk about the difficulty of taking the first step and the temptations of giving others the judgement treatment. Yet, forgiving others is so freeing! We share practical steps that will encourage you to […]