In watching the Winter Olympics over the past few weeks, it struck me that many of these athletes more than likely became athletes because of where they were born or living at the time they became passionate about their sport. I know that’s not always true — examples like the […]
Becky is a writer and blogger. She's a three time contributor to various Chicken Soup for the Soul books and writes about real friendship and relationships, and all the ties that bond us. She's the former Web Manager and Vice-President for ACFW (acfw.com). Becky is a proud wife, mother, grandmother and 3-time cancer survivor.
The Winter Olympics are happening, and yes, I’m watching. I love the inspiring and uplifting stories, the competition, patriotic pride and more. To see athletes achieve their lifelong goals along side those who are just happy to be in Sochi right now is heartwarming. Remember the young American skier, Heidi […]
Last week, I wrote a post entitled “Discipline is not a dirty word.” You can find it here: https://talkingamongfriends.com/2014/01/28/discipline-is-not-a-dirty-word/ I received some good, thought provoking responses to that blog that I’d like to share: “‘Discipline’ is so misunderstood! Maybe we should look at it as a way of training ourselves […]
When we think of “discipline,” most of us have an immediate negative reaction. Okay, at least I do. Yet, somewhere deep down, we know that discipline can be a good thing. It’s just that being disciplined doesn’t sound like any fun. However as we go through this life, we know […]