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Top 40 Life Lessons

Birthdays have a way of making me feel nostalgic. My 40th birthday is also making me feel nauseous. Crazy, right? It’s just that I don’t feel 40. But rather than getting stuck in this weird fear-of-the-future THING, I want to reflect on God’s faithfulness in the past. So today, I am going to do just that and share with you the top […]

Your Dream Stinks

Do you ever feel like life is passing you by? I have been having this feeling a lot lately. The imminence of my 40th birthday probably has a lot to do with this. And the mischievous toddler (or whirlwind, as we are wont to call her!) who fills my days might have something to do with it too. I never […]

On Being Brave

I ran my first ever 5K this past weekend. If you know me even a little, you know how laughable this is. Running for running’s sake has always seemed like the most ridiculous thing ever. Running the length of a soccer field over and over again while kicking a black and white ball? That makes sense to me. Running hard […]

Time to be Brave

  “You are always on your computer!” he said in the early morning light. His words irritated me, because they lacked truth. We had just returned from a week and a half vacation the night before. My computer had not been a companion on our trip. But his next words ripped me apart. “You never do anything with us!” These words […]

When Friendship Lasts a Lifetime

It was a perfect night as we sat on the grass catching up on the past 21 years. Is it really possible that it has been that long since high school?!!, we asked, our eyes incredulous. As I looked around at each one of my friends, there was a feeling of contentment in my heart. These girls, some of whom I met […]