I shouldn’t even be here. I was born to parents who were barely 20 years old in the bitter winter of the upper peninsula of Michigan. I was tiny and jaundiced and their first child. We moved a lot. Eventually they divorced. We settled in a small town in rural Arkansas where it… Continue reading Choose Love. Choose Today.
My husband started running in the spring of 2011. He ran his first marathon in January 2012. I know it wasn't easy for him to make it to the finish line. And it really wasn't easy for me and the girls to get to the finish line either, as I shared with you afterwards.But he… Continue reading On Supporting Runners & Running.
I think it was on Twitter that I first discovered the One Little Word movement. As soon as I read about it, I knew my OLW for 2013 was "light" -- I had just written a post about "being the light" and it really stuck with me. It was around that same time that I… Continue reading Following my Light to #Blissdom
We did it, guys! We made it to 2013! Those stupid Mayans didn't know anything. Or the people who thought they knew something about the Mayans didn't know anything. One of those.But really: Congratulations. We did it. We should feel proud. Or at least I keep telling myself that.Every new year, every birthday, every milestone… Continue reading And a Happy New Year to You, Too.
Evil is not new. Bad things have happened to people as long as people have existed. But for something so evil to happen to children the same age as mine in a town in my own country - that's kind of new to me. And I'm struggling. I feel like evil = bad compounded over… Continue reading Be the light.