Last Thursday evening I anxiously waited to board a Southwest plane headed to Louisville. Mind completely focused on getting to the person who would be waiting there to pick me up, I wasn't prepared for the life lesson in store for me. My flight was overbooked. "Can we have volunteers to move to a later … Continue reading Prayer on Planes
Lately I've been struggling. I feel like I'm the only kid left on one side of a game of dodgeball. I just keep keep jumping, ducking and hoping I survive till the buzzer sounds. Typically, I deal with stress by working out. There's something about listening to my iPod and hitting the elliptical. The more … Continue reading With the weight of the world on your shoulders.
September 11, 1982, in the First United Methodist Church of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, 19 year old Michele Darby married 23 year old Denny Beard. In my world, these two go by Mom and Dad. Whatever brought together my reserved, disciplined, beautiful mother with my outgoing, wild, cowboy father is beyond me, but God has the greater … Continue reading 30 years of faith, love & committment.
Yes, I did say ditch, and I mean exactly that. I live my life somewhat like Ricky Bobby from Talladega Nights, except in a itty-bitty female brunette version. Basically "I wanna go fast," and "If you aint first you're last" are my life motto's. Judging by as many times as I've been pulled over for … Continue reading Life can be a Ditch