As I read today’s devotional about Good Friday and recounted the story of Jesus’ suffering and death, my heart turned to Mary and the grief she must have felt as her Son hung on the cross. Earlier this week, my sweet four year old daughter Ellie fell and busted her chin wide open. As soon […]
LIFE IN BARE FEET
The first thing I do when I get home is kick off my shoes before walking inside. Throughout the day, the worn and tattered soles of my shoes have collected some dirt that isn't welcome in my house. I leave the "dirt from my day" at the door so I can focus on what keeps me grounded – my family. There are tea parties to be held, belly laughs to enjoy, and bedtime prayers to be said. These precious moments are most comforting when I live life in bare feet.
This blue-eyed spitfire with her ringlets of gold has the fierce determination most athletes dream of. She is fully committed to everything she does. When she’s sweet, she’s 100% sweet. And when she’s mad, she’s 100% mad. At times, she is exhausting. And although my coffee may be strong, her opinion is stronger. She knows […]
The small talk that occurred when meeting new people during a girls’ trip last weekend went something like this: Kind stranger making small talk: A girls’ trip! How fun! So is this a reunion of college friends? Us: No. Kind stranger making more small talk: So, where are you from? We go around the group pointing […]
I grew up with “Arnie” as a household name. I witnessed his impressive swing far more times than I deserved. And even more impressive, I heard him greet my dad by name year after year. At the news of Arnold Palmer’s passing yesterday, texts and phone calls circulated between our family and friends as if […]