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The Day I Found Twenty Seconds of Courage and Went Back

I didn’t even know his name. Not until the day he died. He was a coach at my kids’ swim school. Not their coach, but always at the pool at the same times. I’d talked to him a couple of times (or rather, him to me) as he walked up and down the pool and… Continue reading The Day I Found Twenty Seconds of Courage and Went Back

Love Like my Aunt who ate a Vinegar Cake

I’m a good baker. Cook, not so much (I mean, do people really have to eat a different meal every single night????? Come on. Couldn’t we skip dinners altogether? Have cereal for dinner? Every night?). But a good baker. At least, most of the time. Amidst the cakes I’m incredibly proud of are a few… Continue reading Love Like my Aunt who ate a Vinegar Cake

Sometimes you have to Go Back to the Beginning to See How Far You’ve Come

Back when I was eighteen, I went on a mission trip to Brazil with Teen Missions International Australia. It was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. (And, side note, if you’re a teenager or have teens interested in missions, I would very highly recommend going on a TMI team.)We had a few… Continue reading Sometimes you have to Go Back to the Beginning to See How Far You’ve Come