When my daughter, daughter-in-law and granddaughter were born, I felt a surge of pride, a surge that lasted a lifetime.
But as we looked at each other, I wondered, What is it that we have in common?
And what has changed over the years?
That is when I realized that, yes, there are similarities.
Both are strong, ambitious people with deep-seated beliefs that are rooted in their shared experiences.
Both have strong faith and belief that God is watching over the world.
Both believe that a Christian nation is necessary to make this world a better place.
And both have strong religious convictions that are grounded in a love of God.
Both hope to live out their faith with others and to live a life of integrity, honesty and humility.
But they also share some common traits: They are very religious, deeply committed to the faith and the Bible, and deeply concerned about the health and well-being of others.
Theirs is a unique journey that spans many generations, but one that began when they were both young and vulnerable.
Determined to make the world a more loving place, they embarked on a journey of prayer, study and work.
Their goal: to find their way back to God and to find answers to their questions.
They became friends and colleagues in a number of diverse professions, including the White House Counsel Office, the Office of Children and Families, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U,S.
And they began to see a connection between their faith and their work.
As they began their journey of healing and redemption, they were faced with some unique challenges, but they also learned from those challenges and adapted to them.
In this story, Daniel D Waters describes the healing journey that helped him and his family find their path back to the Creator.
I think of Daniel D., my daughter- in-law, my granddaughter, and my wife, who was a good, caring mother to me and my daughters, as the quintessential example of a true Christian.
They are both devout Christians, and I know that they are as committed to God as I am.
And I can’t say enough good things about their dedication to their faith.
As their story unfolds, it becomes apparent that their path is not as easy as it might seem.
But it is not difficult at all.
I think of them as the perfect example of the kind of person who can go into the world with a healthy sense of faith and have a positive impact on others.
When I was younger, I often wondered, How can a person who believes in God, a God that is watching us, a Creator who loves us, who has made this world what it is, and who is sending his grace to our nation have a job as a lawyer, a doctor, a professor, a teacher, a writer, a journalist, a leader, or a CEO?
When I think about Daniel D.’s journey, I think it reminds me of how important it is to find your own path and not to be constrained by other people’s.
I believe that God wants you to go forward, to continue to work, to learn and to grow.
I know it has been hard for me to hear from Daniel and his wife about the challenges they and their daughters have faced.
And it has left me with a lot of doubt and a lot more questions.
I am always asking myself, What did I do wrong?
What was my fault?
And when I am challenged by another person, I ask myself, How did I fail?
How did my actions or my words betray God?
The answers to these questions are usually very personal.
I can tell you that they have made a significant difference in the way I feel about life.
They have made me better, and more grateful for the blessings God has given me and the opportunities that I have had.
I have found a sense of purpose, a sense that God has been there for me, that he cares about me, and that he is watching me for good.
I understand why they believe in God and why they feel so strongly about what they do.
I appreciate them for doing what they are doing and believe that I will grow and become a better person in the process.
And now, I want to share a few thoughts with you about how I got to this place of healing.
First, I had a lot to learn about how to handle anger.
I had to learn to love myself and to feel the love I need and deserve.
I learned that there are two things I can do to make myself more sensitive and compassionate to others: I can recognize when I’m hurt, and when I feel that I’m in pain, I can learn to recognize the triggers of my emotions, and to try to change those triggers so that I can make peace with myself.
I was a terrible teacher.
And in my first year of law school