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
I did not come up with this advice, but I am so grateful for it. Sometimes things seem so low, we feel so down that we just do not even know what to pray for. It is then that we can pray for prayers. “God please pray for me” and he will. He is in the prayer answering...Read more
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