Dan Stringer

navigating the convergence of faith, culture and the common good

Category: family

May 10, 2014

Happy 5th Birthday Vincent!

I used to think grief and celebration were opposites. After all, we’re supposed to rejoice for victories and mourn for losses, right? But to grieve while celebrating sounds contradictory, like trying to face both east and west at the same time. “Celebrating” a loss seems like sticking candles in dung heap and calling it a birthday cake....

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December 31, 2012

2012 in Stringerland

As I write this, our boys sleep peacefully undisturbed (so far) by the sound of neighborhood fireworks heralding 2013’s arrival. Much has happened in Stringerland in the past 365 days since last New Year’s Eve. Perhaps the question is not, what has changed? but what hasn’t? For starters, there is a new person in our family. On...

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