Gavin’s Birthday Give…

June is turning out to be a busy month for the Owens Family.   Not only  do we have Angela’s adoption finalization coming up on Thursday but also this month on June 14th will be Gavin’s Birthday. Last year Karen and I wanted to do something special in memory of Gavin and we came up […]

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Someone is turning 3…

  Angela, Today it’s your birthday. Your first birthday with us.  But for some reason it doesn’t feel like it.  It feels like you have been apart of this family since day one.  It has been nothing short of a miracle of what you’ve been able to accomplish in the short 7 months of living […]

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I’ve Been Interviewed…

Today I’ve had the great and distinct honor of being interviewed by the one and only awesome Moe Vivas over at the Beta Christian.  I have been reading Moe’s blog for awhile now and the one thing I appreciate about his posts is that he tells it like it is, and he can really look […]

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Adoption…

Well we are less than a month away from the adoption of Angela being finalized.  June 9th 2011 at 9:40am at the Lancaster County Courthouse will be here before we know it, and then it will be official in the states eyes that Angela will be a “Owens”   But in our heart she has […]

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Chronically Cool Families…

If you have followed me for any length of time you have probably heard me mention something about Chronically Cool Families or CCF.   But you might be wondering what the heck CCF is or how it came about.  During Gavin’s life Karen and I had a hard time fitting in at times.  We were at […]

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God Gave Me You…

This week has been kinda a rough week.  I’m not gonna really go into the details but throughout this week I have been reminded a lot of about my marriage.  It has made me really think about my relationship that I have with Karen.  Our marriage has been filled with some hard times, some very […]

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What I’m Dealing With…

So this week has turned out to be kinda interesting.  Let me just back track and tell you that it has been 8 years since I have been to the dentist.  Once Karen and I got married it wasn’t high on the priority list.  Then everything with Gavin.. it took a HUGE leap down on […]

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Blessed Be…

When Karen and I were in the first few months of marriage we took a worship leader position for a church plant that our home church Morning Star Fellowship was starting in a town about 45 mins away.  I remember when were in our worship leading days Blessed Be Your Name was one of the […]

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Running…

Most people have a hobby.  Something they enjoy.  It is something they look forward to doing when they have the time, or it is something they make time for.  Mine right now is running.  I enjoy it.  I like getting out and pounding the pavement.  Next weekend (04/10) I have my first race of the […]

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More Than Hallelujah…

Yesterday on my way home from work I was listening to our local christian radio station, and a song came one. I recognized the artist. It was Amy Grant. I didn’t know the tune she was singing and figured it was something new she had come out with and immediately it wasn’t my taste so […]

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