On May 18th, I will attempt the Rugged Maniac to raise money for the American Cancer Society, to raise awareness of the Duskin and Stephens Foundation and to face many fears in the hopes of living a more bold and joyful life. I would say these reasons are “good,” and...Read more
On Saturday, I will be participating in the Rugged Maniac to raise awareness for The Duskin and Stephens Foundation (DSF). DSF supports the United States Special Operations Community in several ways. As a Gold Star spouse, their support has been priceless to me. They...Read more
In just six short days, I will be attempting my first obstacle course race (OCR). Today I would like to highlight for whom I am racing this event. It is a fundraiser to support the American Cancer Society. I imagine we would be hard-pressed to find anyone today whose...Read more
A few years ago, my incredible former pastor, the one and only Michael Henderson, said he was going to do something unbelievable. He was going to deliver a sermon of ONLY six words! He was able drill down everything we knew about how God intends for us to live in this...Read more
The value of silent support is immense. Imagine the example of a funeral. The widow and closest surviving family members are experiencing extreme loss and incredible heartache. There are no words that will take their pain away. We need not try. We need not fill...Read more
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