Sink or Swim

Sink or Swim

(A version of this post was originally published here on January 8, 2017) I was a kid when The NeverEnding Story came out. There is a scene in the movie where the hero, Atreyu, and his horse are making their way through the Swamp of Sorrows. The swamp can only be...
The Terrible Power of Anxiety

The Terrible Power of Anxiety

When my husband and I were engaged, we got into a car accident on the way home from seeing a movie. A blizzard had started up while we were at the theater. It was clear when we got there, an icy mess when we left. Josh lost control of his car on the ice-filmed road...
Leadership in Aisle 4

Leadership in Aisle 4

A few weeks ago my daughter and I walked to our local grocery store. Shortly after we got there, the manager made an announcement letting shoppers know that they were having some software issues with their cash registers, that they were working hard to get things...