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20 Little Lies That Will Pin You Down (If You Let Them)

2019-01-31T14:02:10+00:00

“Did we meet? I don’t remember you at all.” Wrote the editor of a large publishing house in a curt (bordering on rude) email. We had met together just a few weeks before but obviously, I failed to make a lasting impression. Ouch. He went on to say, “Your book proposal doesn’t meet our current [...]

20 Little Lies That Will Pin You Down (If You Let Them)2019-01-31T14:02:10+00:00

To the Mama on My Flight Who I Didn’t Help . . .

2018-09-10T07:51:04+00:00

A thick strand of auburn hair fell down into her blue eyes, but “Mama” didn’t have a free hand to brush it back. She carried her screaming newborn and her fussy 2-year-old in her arms, along with an over-stuffed backpack. Her 4-year-old son clung to the frayed hem of her sweater. Down the narrow aisle [...]

To the Mama on My Flight Who I Didn’t Help . . .2018-09-10T07:51:04+00:00

10 Things College Freshmen Need to Know

2019-02-03T08:27:27+00:00

In July, I had the amazing privilege of speaking at Lipscomb University, my alma mater. (My return to school is pictured above) Being on campus again stirred up a lot of old memories. Thirty-five years ago, I came there as a freshman, excited and nervous, having no idea what the future held. Adjusting to college [...]

10 Things College Freshmen Need to Know2019-02-03T08:27:27+00:00