Shattered Pieces Sparkle

Shattered Pieces Sparkle

Light is in both the broken bottle and the diamond ~ Mark Nepo There are lessons learned, remembered, and hopefully even embraced, during the highs and the lows of life.  Many times the depth of the lesson doesn’t manifest until many years later following considerable...
Honoring the Pain

Honoring the Pain

All parts of the journey are sacred and holy.  Take time to honor the beginning ~ Melody Beattie In January, we often take time to reflect on the previous year.  In taking a step back, I am now able to see the meaning in some of the madness, pain, disappointment, and...
Home Opener, Heart Opener

Home Opener, Heart Opener

I have only cried in Neyland Stadium three times: Coach Fulmer’s last game, the Florida game eight years ago, and tonight. I didn’t cry at the Florida game because UT lost. I didn’t know anything about football eight years ago. I was crying because I...

Listen and Honor

Today, I remember those American Warriors I have never met…the Heroes I have been honored to hear such vivid and meaningful stories about from their brothers and sisters who walked beside them in uniform. The veterans who bravely share these memories have mourned the...