Monthly Archives: July 2013

Life, on Purpose

When I was 11 and Emily was sick, I’d pray fervently in the confines of my bedroom each night that I could trade places with my sister. “Please, God,” I’d plead. “Let me be sick and let her be OK.” … Continue reading

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When Everything Changed

“Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while and leave footprints on our hearts. And we are never, ever the same.” – Unknown She was born on Thursday, July 12, 1990. Today she would … Continue reading

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It’s Raining In My Tent

Christmas 2011 I was gifted “The Calendar of Awesome” for 2012, a tear-away version of Neil Pasricha’s blog and best-selling books. Every day would offer a moment or observation to make you reflect, maybe smile, or admit “yeah, that IS … Continue reading

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We All Fall Down

Not quite a year ago, I pushed a seven-year old girl on a swing and froze. My low back had seized up and it felt as though I was being crushed under the weight of a brick house. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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