I got sick last summer. This isn’t shocking news. But really, who gets sick in the summer? Me! I came down with a nasty cold twice in a two-month period -- both times when I was traveling. I hadn’t been sick in years and was beginning to think I was invincible. The second bout of sickness came on suddenly during our family beach vacation. I woke up to find the sun shining and my nose … [Read more...] about Taste and See: Experiencing God’s Goodness
One of my dreams is to be Justin Timberlake’s backup dancer. Seriously. I love me some JT. I’m especially smitten with his song “Don’t Hold the Wall.” It’s about a guy inviting a girl to dance. He calls her from the comfort of a dark corner to the dance floor. Gripping the wall and its false sense of safety, she’s reluctant to follow at first. But finally, she steps forward, and before she … [Read more...] about Don’t Hold the Wall
I recently returned to CrossFit after a five-month hiatus. When I decided to take a break, following a reproductive specialist’s recommendation, I’d been a regular CrossFitter for several years. It’s an amazing way to work out and relieve stress. Plus, fitness is more fun with friends. So is showing up and having someone else tell me what to do. Anyone else struggle with self-discipline at … [Read more...] about Faith, fertility, and fitness: What am I giving my strength to?