It was by far the largest upset in women’s basketball history. When fifth seed Louisville Cardinals defeated number one seed and defending national champion, Baylor Bears, in this year’s Sweet 16 round of the NCAA 2013 Women’s Division I championship, time stood still as people gawked in disbelief. The Louisville women won five games to get […]
I’m never comfortable meeting new people, and any big parade to welcome me and my family, honestly, would make me feel even more uncomfortable. When I looked back at our last Thanksgiving holiday and the act of hospitality I experienced, I realized how much making friends usually involves taking some risks. It was just as […]
Why is it that we so often take something simple and make a big production out of it. Don’t get me wrong, I love a big party and Hobby Lobby as much as the next girl, but is this what Paul meant when he said we are to “Share with God’s people who are in […]
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Have you ever traveled on a difficult path and was a better person for it? I was on that path recently, but it taught me some surprising lessons. It was a chilly 40 degree spring day. Somehow I was talked into waking up too early to mountain bike on unfamiliar terrain through the woods. […]
Two thousand and ten. The sun was bright, the air dry, and the rivers raging. It was one of the most exhilarating times of my life and one of the deadliest. I embarked on a Colorado trip with 11 other adventurous women. It was a June summer day as a big yellow school bus brought […]