License Plates, Feathers and Jesus, Oh My!

I believe there are no coincidences. I believe God sends us messages in ways that we can hear, loud and clear. These messages are particular to our own life and the story we are living. They are not just for a few chosen people, they are for everyone. All the time. It’s only if we…

My March Madness Story

This year marks the tenth anniversary of my sports writing career. I was hired at the local newspaper in January, 2006 as an editorial clerk and was quickly promoted to sports reporter. The other sports reporter (who had been there longer than me by about a month) turned down a plum assignment covering one of the…

Stop Sayin’ That!

It slapped me like a bucket of ice-water hitting what seemed to be the entire civilized world during the Lou Gehrig ice-bucket challenge. Woke me right up. I had been talking to one of my colleagues/mentors, Kelly White, and was filling her in on the latest happenings for G3. Travel plans are being finalized. I’m…

Isaiah 43, Fear Not

It came to me at the perfect time. I had been working really hard on a project and seeing little to no return. The doubt began to creep in. That’s the thing, the egoic mind likes it when you are vulnerable. And I felt vulnerable alright. Here I was on the Beltway, heading to a…

Opening Doors

One day I am at Lifeway (Christian store) with my good friend and editor, Kelly White. At the time, I was reading a lot of football biographies- James Brown, Tony Dungy- which were all written by Nathan Whitaker. As I stood in front of the book shelf, I grabbed my next read. It was Tim…