Thank you for giving a despairing post a very uplifting response

, May 15, 2013

Yesterday’s post about Tim Bosma and fatherhood got more visitors and traffic than anything else I’ve ever posted. Several hundred of you paid a visit, and a few of you were kind enough to share it. I really appreciate it. I mentioned how self-conscious I was about sharing these thoughts in the first place, and […]

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Tim Bosma and the most important, awful promise a father can make

, May 14, 2013

I’m not the kind of guy who likes to play “it could have been me” with the headlines. It’s not that I think the people who do are selfish or callous; empathy is a tricky thing, and if that’s what it takes to put yourself in someone’s shoes, then I guess that’s okay. The story […]

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