Happy Friday Friends!
Just a few links to share today:
Yesterday, my sweet friend Mary Elizabeth wrote another fabulous post on her CaringBridge site. I was particularly moved about half way down by a piece she wrote called “It’s Okay If My Plane Goes Down.”
Saturday, my heart was swept away by a new book by Ann Voskamp called “One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are.” Read it. It’s deep, insightful, captivating, challenging, and life changing. Ann is a unique and powerful writer. She paints her words on a page in a way I can only dream about, but love to devour.
Also, are there American Idol fans out there? I can’t say I followed the season very closely, but last night, I caught up a bit on YouTube. I know to many, American Idol is like so five years ago, but I just love the way American Idol makes dreams come true. We may not have Royals here, but we DO have our American Idols. Last night I watched Scotty’s homecoming visit to his little town in North Carolina. I teared up pretty much the whole way through, because I was so moved by the way the whole town came together to support and encourage him. They were so proud of him. I also loved seeing his genuine humility and disbelief that this was all even happening. Yes, I’m a big cheese ball, but who doesn’t like a little heartwarming? Check it out below:
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