Tag: adversity

Amaryllis in rainy window--life's beautiful moments
This is a helpful thing to keep in mind when we're facing adversity and are trying to remain optimistic. Sometimes we experience ...
lightning storm
I was recently driving to visit family a few hours away with our 21-month-old foster daughter. About halfway into our ...
mountain peak along bicycle route
In this last post of a four-post series, I continue to share some of the insights I gained in preparing ...
Jen, Dave, and Sherry after the marathon
In this third post of a four-post series, I continue to share some of the insights I gained in preparing ...
regaining perspective late in the race
In this second post of a four-post series, I continue to share some of the insights I gained in preparing ...
Dave crossing marathon finish line
Last October, I achieved a goal that I began to pursue roughly two years earlier: completing a first marathon. In ...
dog shaking off the water
Yesterday morning I bicycled to our post office, in the center of one of the safest neighborhoods in Pittsburgh. I ...
kitten lonely at top
As you muster up the courage to pursue new visions in life, such as a new job or career, additional schooling, or a city ...