Become Who You Want To Be 

The First Time I Called Myself A Runner I remember the first time I called myself a runner.  I was on a first date with my husband, and we were waiting for a movie to begin. Trying to sound impressive to someone who had previously been a pretty good cross country runner, before I really... Continue Reading →

Train So You Can Tolerate it

  Embrace the Journey Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback, Nick Foles has experienced several ups and downs during his career.  From Superbowl wins to a broken collar bone, and a list of many other ups and downs, Foles has embraced the journey. He says, “Our purpose isn’t football.  It’s impacting people”. Foles says that when you read... Continue Reading →

A Good Coach

When someone requires your best, take it as a compliment Photo by jesse orrico on Unsplash What a Good Coach Demands A good coach, who I admire posted the following quote yesterday, “Athletes, a good coach will demand in direct proportion to how much they believe in you and care for you. When someone requires your best, take it... Continue Reading →

The Fight Is Yours To Win

When You Hit Rock-Bottom I know that I can deal when things are bad. I can come back when things are at their worst. I’m not afraid of losing all my money or losing my career because I know I’m capable of living in my car and rising up.  Once you've conquered the worst things... Continue Reading →

Craving a Connection

Leaning Into Lent Chocolate, Diet Coke, Social Media, time on my phone, complaining, or snacking. I wondered what I should give up.  On the way home from school Tuesday, it dawned on me that Ash Wednesday and the season of Lent was soon approaching.  Throughout the years I have given up several different things, although... Continue Reading →

Imagine a World Without Waste

Why I Choose to Shop Second-hand Photo by Artificial Photography on Unsplash Solving world problems is a challenge. I want to contribute to making the world better than I found it. I am passionate about a number of ways this can be achieved. I know my faith, parenting, commitment to education, and the writing I produce will certainly... Continue Reading →

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