Let’s Share What We Learned This Spring

Welcome to What We Learned, where we pause to reflect on the past season before we move ahead into the future. At the end of this post, you’re invited to link up to your own list of what you learned this quarter – be it silly, serious, sacred, or just plain useful. I...

The Hardest Part of Everything

I spent a day last week with the middle school band at an amusement park where they performed for very official looking judges. They earned a superior rating which is the highest you can get. It was a big deal for their little band, the first time they’ve scored...

When it Feels Like a Long Road Back

My junior year of high school, I was on the Varsity cheerleading squad. I’ll pause there to let you rifle through all your cheerleader stereotypes. Go ahead. It’s fine! We were an athletic squad, required to take a weightlifting class as part of our school...