Facebook has been passing me some great content lately.  I’m not sure what’s changed, but I’m loving it.

I am a coach’s wife says pretty much everything I would say.  “I am a coach’s wife.  I signed up for it, back when we were young and stupid and didn’t have a penny to our name.  I said yes to an awesome guy and yes to being a coach’s wife.”

Amber C Haines What a Concussion Taught Me  “What would it look like for you to take care of yourself? What if self-care were actually kingdom work? Is it maybe a lie that it’s selfish to take care of yourself?”

Why is it so hard to say no?  From Suzie Eller is also on the self-care theme.  “This is something I do every six months or so. It’s crazy how often we heap on things that really shouldn’t be there (or maybe that’s just me). I’ve learned that if I invite God into the process, He’ll show me what needs to be there and what doesn’t.”

Jen Hatmaker wrote a beautiful and open letter And Then The Conference Uninvited Me To Speak.   “If you’ve been around me at all in the last six years, you’ve heard me pushing for reform, asking the church to stretch, to become the new wineskins my generation is begging for. I’m hungry for a church less known for sanctimony and more for their shocking intervention for hungry babies and human trafficking and racism and injustice. Christianity is too thrilling to reduce to middle/upper-middle class First World Problems, encapsulated in issues and gauged by a nebulous moral compass that lost its bearing decades ago.”  Yep, she is who she is folks! 🙂

Summer is coming and Why I’m Teaching My Son to Swim in the Dead of Winter is something I’d shout from the rooftops if I could!  “But teaching my children to swim is non-negotiable. In fact, I can think of no greater responsibility as a parent than teaching (or in my case, hiring someone to teach) your child to swim. That’s why we have our children in swimming lessons during the winter, and we try to get to the swimming pool as a family as often as possible. Here are seven reasons why:”

The next Link Up is scheduled for May 30th!  Hope you will join us.

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