Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on November 27, 2013
I was a young father enjoying life. It was a beautiful Sunday morning. I was in church with my wife and three year old daughter. During the last hymn of the morning, a wave of grief swept over me. It was an unexpected emotion that I was not prepared for, nor fully able to understand. Bewildered...
Tags: grief, holidays, thanksgiving
Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on October 23, 2013
As the father of Norman North band students, I cleared my schedule to travel to Lawton to watch their state competition performance. As I left Norman one of my daughters called me. “Dad, you need to pray for the Norman High Band. Their bus is on fire. We are stopped...
Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on September 26, 2013
As children move away from home, we have to make some adjustments, and decide what to do with the time we have.
Tags: family, time
Posted by on May 21, 2013
Today I helped in the relief work from the Moore tornado of May 20, 2013.
What a devastating sight.
Beginning at 10am today Jim Stewart and I provided transportation for people whose homes had been destroyed or damaged.
The attitudes of the people we encountered were low, some were in shock, and...