When Promotion Came

The gracious reality of trying seasons is that they don’t, in fact, last forever. So we knew eventually a fresh wind would come our way and send us in a new direction. And thankfully, it did. The beautiful irony of last year is that while Mark…

February 16, 2016

Current Thoughts on Mamahood

As I write this today, I am tucked away in a booth in the back corner of Panera, all by my very self. No babe, no husband, just me, my green tea, and this little corner. This is rare and I am thankful for…

February 9, 2016

Learning to Stand (Part 3)

I used to go to this workout class when I lived in Gainesville, Georgia. It was run by the one and only Ava, who is by far one of my favorite people I have ever met. Her bootcamp class started at 5:30 with Ava likely being the last…

February 4, 2016

How to Navigate the Unexpected (Part 2)

The sun isn’t up yet so it’s still pure darkness outside. What I love about this time of day is that though my eyes see darkness, I know that the breaking dawn is moments away. That fireball of a sun is about to peak…

January 29, 2016

How to Navigate the Unexpected (Part 1)

Let’s imagine we’re having coffee this morning. I’m definitely drinking a latte, whole milk please. You have your drink of choice in hand and we’re sitting down in two chairs in the corner of some local joint. You’re grappling with an unexpected circumstance in…

January 27, 2016