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I See You, Coach

I see you when you can’t tear your eyes away from your phone due to the twenty different conversations you’re having with players, parents, school officials. I see the hurt in your eyes when the first word our one-year-old son says to you is bye-bye because he’s so used to you leaving. I  ...

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Journal, Marriage

When Your Coach is a Mountain Climber

Have you ever driven past a big fancy turf field with shining new lights and your husband leans over to ask, “How would you feel about moving to Georgetown?” Or perhaps you were taken aback by a dinner conversation he struck up out of blue saying, “You know, there is this opening in Houston….”  ...

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To the Wife Held Captive by “What If”

When we are focused on ourselves, when we are delighting in our pity party (queen of that right here), when we are doubting our influence in our families and our careers (or husband’s career)—we are letting Satan win. We are NOT out there encouraging others. We are NOT spreading the gospel. We  ...

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