The Unexpected Thing I Found In My Garden

The Unexpected Thing I Found In My Garden

Are you ever caught off guard when life meets you in the ordinary with nuggets of wisdom that you weren’t expecting? That’s exactly what happened to me yesterday when I spent several hours with my children planting our family’s garden. I welcomed the...
3 Things That Kill Potential

3 Things That Kill Potential

Have you ever heard of Christmas in July? What about New Year’s in May? I’m guessing you’ve heard of the first, but not the latter. I may or may not have just invented that one. Working on a college campus, this time of year is all about promise, potential, and...
It was only one word.

It was only one word.

It was a one word gut punch I never saw coming. The fog it caused along with the momentum it stole caught me off guard. It was only one word. How could it have been so jarring? And, the kicker…it wasn’t even spoken to me! To top it off, the person who launched the...
What Baseball Taught Me About Life

What Baseball Taught Me About Life

Living in the north, nothing says it’s spring more than the welcome lack of snow in my yard and of course the start of little league baseball. Seeing all the recent Facebook posts of little league parades and munchkins in their uniforms brings back heart-warming...