Father’s day is right around the corner! Writing my last post made me a bit nostalgic, so I decided to follow it up with some of my favorite stories about my dad.
Can you believe that Father’s day is just around the corner? Perhaps, like many of us, it’s snuck up on you, in which case let this serve as your friendly reminder :). I often feel like dads get a bum deal when it comes to celebratory holidays in their honor. On mother’s day, moms get… Read More Don’t forget to show dads some love
When I was a kid, I lived for summer. Afternoons spent splashing in the pool, sleeping on blankets in the grass, and slurping frozen ice pops – those were the days. It was pure bliss. Even when I was in college, I still thought of summer with eager anticipation. Summers as a college student looked different,… Read More Summer sweetness amid life’s bitterness
They say that the days are long but the years are short. So true! Can you believe that summer is already here? I certainly can’t. It seems like Christmas was only yesterday. Yet here we are, well into the throes of whatever summer looks like where you are. For me, it’s blistering heat, afternoons spent… Read More My summer bucket list
This is part 4 of a 4-part series. Click for part 1, part 2, and part 3. Judge Bishop wrapped up his inspiring graduation speech with one last inspiring story about Navy SEALs. As part of SEALs training, they are required to do a scuba dive in total darkness. No lamps, flashlights, or even… Read More Diving in the dark
I met Cary years ago, at a conference we attended while we were both still in college. We clicked instantly. I still remember showing him some impromptu dance moves in between sessions. Little did I know dance would go on to have such a major impact in his life. Cary tells us about what inspired… Read More Cary T: Learn from others
This is part 2 of a 4-part series. Click here to read part 1 and here for part 2. Many of Judge Bishop’s life illustrations revolved around the training that Navy SEALS are put through. I found one of them to be particularly helpful.
This is part 2 of a 4-part series. Click here to read part 1. As Judge Bishop continued his barrage of life lessons, he told a story about a Navy SEAL in the Vietnam war.
This is part 1 of a 4-part series. Stay tuned for the rest over the next few weeks! A few weeks ago, it finally happened. The thing I’ve been looking forward to with both dread and excitement for years. My brother graduated from high school.
On Tuesday I talked about how I recently had a friend come over unexpectedly. What I didn’t mention was how that came about.