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To the Burned Out Wife: Take a Time-Out

The sideline is also where athletes rest and hydrate in preparation for the next series. It’s the place where teammates encourage each other and minor injuries are tended. The sideline is a tremendously important place on game day. But most people only see value in the field.

Living on mission will require time on the sidelines on game day

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Help for the Wife Filled with In-Season Fear and Anxiety

It wasn’t that bad early in his career. But, several years ago we went through a couple of tough seasons and were (ahem) “not rehired.” That event took a toll on me I never would have anticipated. Now, I have to be very intentional about managing fear and anxiety during the season – even if the season is going well.

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I Was Exhausted and Worn Out from Trying to Live Up to Impossible Standards

We put our worth in what we do, our accomplishments, and the success of our commitments, instead of the things that actually matter. When we do this, we begin to miss what life is actually about and where true value comes from. We worship being busy, and eventually that will come to haunt us in one way or another. 

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Home is Wherever My Coach Is

What this verse made clear to me was that the true definition of home isn’t a physical place.

It’s not the house that I painstakingly decorated and kept clean(ish).

It’s not the school whose colors I put on week after week and cheer for until I lose my voice.

It’s not the town where I had all three of my babies, and where we have our favorite restaurants, our church, and friends that have become family.

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