family life

I Chose Her

You don’t get to choose your family – you just get whoever you were born into – and I’ve been amazingly blessed with mine! I love my parents. But a wife? I got to choose her! You get to choose your spouse, too, and you’ve only got one shot at it Read more…

By Shawn Michael, ago
family life

Daddy Bird: Kella’s Short Story

So, my daughter Kella is pretty special. She is 10-years-old right now. Last night, Deanna went to Kella’s 4th grade parent teacher conference and brought home this short story that she had written for an assignment. It made us both cry. We are blown away constantly with the way Kella crafts her words. Mr. Read more…

By Shawn Michael, ago
family life

The Kella Card

Kella, my seven-year-old, draws special cards for me all the time. I got three like this one just this week… She’s always telling me how much she loves me. So I decided I wanted to draw one for her today… I put it on the couch and waited until she Read more…

By Shawn Michael, ago