Parenting #2

Quick poll of parents (and non-parents) out there… who has ever said, “We’re gonna make sure to parent our second like we did the first one.” Then the second one actually comes along… A simple example: When our 1st did what our 2nd is doing below, we immediately pushed his foot back down under his tray… More Parenting #2

The Inflammation Generation

Inflammation. You’ve probably had it whether you know it or not. It’s those things that end in “itis.” Arthritis. Pancreatitis. Bronchitis. Tendonitis. Tonsilitis. The “itis” tells us that a body part is swollen or inflamed. It generally causes pain, reduced function, varying immobility, negative side effects elsewhere, and many more possibilities. The thing about inflammation… More The Inflammation Generation


I can’t do that. It’s too hard. This will never be over. What if they don’t like me? What if I fail? I certainly don’t know enough to even try. Have you ever had any of these thoughts or similar ones? I definitely have. I still do. I used to give into them or just… More reframe

A new song for Em.

I thought I would make a quick recording of the song I wrote for Emily on Valentine’s Day. I hadn’t written her a song since the one I used to propose over 7 years ago, so I figured it was time! Enjoy. You’re the One copyright 2013 Seth W. Gehrke Verse 1 You’re the one… More A new song for Em.


This morning I heard a song on the radio (which I’ve probably heard a dozen times) for the “first” time. You know that moment when a thought or line or moment makes an – impact. on your heart. The line is sings: “His (Jesus) kind of love is reckless for us.” (by Group 1 Crew)… More Reckless.