Tag Archives: Little Jack

The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 3

Not since the births of my own children have I been so overtly reminded of how great God is and how blessed we are to be a part of this miraculous life. Continue reading

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The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 2

Inside tonight was a mood you could feel right away: the holy ground of a life being born. Continue reading

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The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 1

We were so touched when our doula shared with us a written account on her perspective of our son’s birth. With her permission, we are posting her story here in three parts. The first comes today on the one month birthday of our little guy. Continue reading

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Where to run and when to hide…or is it when to run and where to hide?

Life aboard ship is not always about those beauties in bikinis, turquoise waters and cocktails at sunset as the magazines would have you believe. My friend Doug characterizes this life by saying, “Yes, the highs are very high and the lows, VERY low!” Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name or why do we choose one over another? Sometimes it is a very simple process, as with our firstborn. But the decision was not so easy as the days wound down to the arrival of our son. Continue reading

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