April 28, 2012

The belly of the whale, part 1

The following story is true. I’m not a good enough writer to make this kind of stuff up. I never bargained on being in the belly of the whale. At that point, my life was pretty great. I was 24, working in my first job out of college and having a great time. I had […]

April 20, 2012

Tall, gangly, kind of goofy looking..

I have a crush on my kickboxing instructor. Physically, he’s exactly my type – tall, blonde, gangly, kind of goofy looking. Just the kind of man I’ve been falling for since I was 14. He’s crazy intense during these classes, getting up in our faces and urging us to push harder, kick higher, run faster […]

April 17, 2012

Non-chocolate temptations

I wrote this for the Adult Discipleship newsletter at my church; thought I’d share it here as another insight into the adventure I’ve been having the past few months. Here we go… When we hear the word “temptation” these days, it’s typically preceded by the word “chocolate.” The word has lost most of its cautionary […]

April 12, 2012

Strong enough to stay single?

Internet dating is not for the faint of heart. I’ve been fighting the Internet dating wars for a decade now, and while I don’t consider myself one of the walking wounded, I’ve certainly got some stories to tell. And when I tell them, my sweet friend Emily often says, “Sprague, you’re the bravest woman I […]

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