This is a special week in our family history. Our first two of four daughters were born within two days of each other (in different years, of course) this week. The firstborn came on October 12; the second born came on October 14. I was in the middle of teaching a history class at Upper Bucks Christian School in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, when a message came from the office that my wife, Connie, was ready to go to the hospital. The administrator quickly found a substitute fo
In May 2008, my wife and I had four unmarried daughters out of college and starting their respective careers. Within less than two years, all of them were married, and we had added four sons-in-law to our family. After a brief lull, during which our daughters and their husbands were getting their careers off the ground, the grandchildren began arriving. Just this past week, we added the most recent grandchild, for a total of five grandchildren–and one more is due in December.