She Noticed Me

I was 15.  shy.  insecure.  timid.  nervous.  scared. Standing over to the side of her busy ice cream shop, I waited patiently for an opportunity to inquire about a job.  I’m quite certain that I nearly bolted out a few times, but I needed to do this.  I wanted to work here.  I needed a […]

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Weekend Highlights

It’s been a very busy weekend of wedding festivities.  My youngest sister Donna was married off to a wonderful guy named Matt on Saturday. Here are a few pics from the wedding and then some highlights from the rest of the weekend.  I’ve been enjoying some of the novelties of the great north! Other things […]

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My New Little Girl

Meet Venkatamma.  She’s 3 and she lives in India. Isn’t she precious?  I love the red ribbons in her hair and the bracelets on her arms.  I love how properly she’s standing and how she’s nervously gripping her shorts.  I love her big wide eyes. Today I became her sponsor and I can’t wait to […]

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You Gotta Love the Uniform

Yesterday the Nashville Metro Police Drill & Ceremony Team took 1st place in the Honor Guard Competition for Police Week in Washington, D.C. I’m so proud of these guys for representing Nashville so well at Police Week festivities!  They spent hundreds of hours rehearsing and preparing for this competition.  (It wasn’t uncommon for me to […]

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Pick up the Pace – Part 2

Last week I wrote a post entitled “Pick Up the Pace” where I likened my leadership growth to my tennis game.  I loved the analogy so much I’ve continued to process it.  Here are some more of my thoughts: ********************** When my tennis coach forces me to pick up the pace, I’ve discovered that I […]

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Book Review: Andy Stanley's The Principle of the Path

Direction – not intention – determines our destination. That’s the simplicity of Andy Stanley‘s “The Principle of the Path”.  In his book, Andy explains why this simple principle has such a profound impact on every area of our lives.  He shares how each decision we make affects our destination.  Whether a failed relationship, an unmet […]

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Book Review: Andy Stanley’s The Principle of the Path

Direction – not intention – determines our destination. That’s the simplicity of Andy Stanley‘s “The Principle of the Path”.  In his book, Andy explains why this simple principle has such a profound impact on every area of our lives.  He shares how each decision we make affects our destination.  Whether a failed relationship, an unmet […]

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Sunday Highlights

Honestly, I’m not quite sure how to process today yet.  It was an emotional overload… and I’m usually not so good with my emotions. I started the day at Cross Point Dickson and was impacted again by Justin & Trisha Davis’ story.  Justin and Trisha were actually with us in Dickson this morning and it […]

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Pick Up The Pace

About 8 months ago I decided to tackle a new adventure… the game of tennis. I began taking lessons with a pro to learn how to play the game instead of just chasing a ball around the court.  I’ll be honest, this has been a lot harder than I expected.  I thought I had some […]

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