It's So Much More Than Just a Game
February 21st, 2021
My husband and I met when we were in college. We were in the same education program and went through all the stages- classmate small talk, cracking jokes, purposely picking seats near one another, unt...
Wait. Wilderness. Things Above.
January 18th, 2021
Last year, there was one prayer that I wrote continuously in the pages of my journal “Keep us humble, Lord”. Nothing big was happening in our lives. My husbands team wasn’t achieving great success, th...
The Blessing of Wrestling with God
January 10th, 2021
Life doesn’t always make sense. We won’t understand many things this side of heaven, so we have to ask: Is it ok to question God? Is it ok to doubt, and to wrestle with Him over circumstances and situ...
December 28th, 2020
One thing is for sure, most of us typically know what our year consists of. Some of the specifics are predictable. New Years resolutions, a start back to school, resuming athletic practices/workouts. ...
God With Us
December 7th, 2020
This past season we did “The Power to Change” video study series in our coaches’ wives small groups. In this study, Matt Chandler presented a concept that stood out to me- that the whole Bible can be ...
Fighting the Infertility Battle in Season
November 22nd, 2020
Somewhere along the sands of time we were made to believe that trying to have a baby is something you keep on the down-low. It’s like, if you are trying to conceive, you tell no one! Maybe it’s becaus...
Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. Can't Lose.
November 15th, 2020
If you’ve ever seen the series “Friday Night Lights”, you recognize this mantra. Before every football game, Coach Taylor’s locker room speech finishes with these three phrases: Clear eyes. Full heart...
A Crazy Faith
November 11th, 2020
I have been reading through the book of Matthew lately, and I can’t help but take notice of the tremendous faith and total obedience seen in the disciples of Jesus. When Jesus called them, they did no...
Turn Off the Scoreboard
October 1st, 2019
It’s probably safe to say that coaches are competitive. They want to win. They want to hold the record for the most____________, the best _________ or the greatest________!! Records inspire coaches, t...
Mindsets and Heart Checks
September 2nd, 2019
When my husband and I got married, he wasn’t coaching as a profession, but he was always trying to coach me. At that time I didn’t understand the way a coach is wired, (or that I had even married one)...
Called to Lead
August 1st, 2019
“That coach is horrible.” Translation: “I could do a better job.” “That coach doesn’t know what he is doing.” Translation: “He isn’t calling the plays that I think he should call.” Everyone has their...
May 1st, 2019
Competitive spirit. Passion to win. Drive to be the best. These qualities we admire in our husbands as they coach, but most women don’t want these characteristics to carry over into the marriage- even...