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If You Asked Me

If You Asked Me

If we were able to grab some time together, I’d love to have you over for coffee at my cleanish house.

I would ask how you like your coffee? Or tea! We have that too.

After the initial warm-up questions and pleasantries I might be brave and ask what you feel like God has been teaching you lately. If you asked me the same question, it would take a minute to sort out my thoughts.

I’m always doing that, asking questions without knowing how I would  answer them myself .

Grace - to go

Grace - to go

There was one local match to my query, and their website has an awesome interactive allergy page that gave me options of what we could eat.  I was excited, very excited about this new option. I parked and picked up our youngest from daycare and ran into the downtown restaurant, wondering if I had enough hands to hold a large hot pizza box AND a baby who can walk but not follow directions.

Logical Faith

Logical Faith

I consider myself to be a highly logical person so, when I signed up to take Introduction to Logic in college, I thought it would be fun and easy. It was neither. Instead, I found logic to be much more "mathy" than anticipated; and the other people in my class talked too much. Even though I struggled to get through the class, I actually come back to some of the concepts we covered fairly often.

Loving Your Neighbor

Loving Your Neighbor

You may remember that we set out to get to know the people on our street and had an eventful potluck last June. To be honest with you, as life got hectic, days were shorter, and neighbors moved off and on our block, we lost momentum. Here recently we decided that we would have another potluck in February to spread some love outside of our walls and take it to the streets. So I wanted to dedicate this blog post to encouraging you – (yes, you) ...

I'm Gonna Let It Shine

I'm Gonna Let It Shine

I tried to address the questions, “Well, when it’s light outside, it’s harder to see the lights glowing. When it’s dark, we can see them better.” The question-asker ran off, momentarily satisfied, leaving me with my own thoughts – “Is that what it’s like for us as Christians: Can people see our lights shining brighter in the darkness even though they are equally bright in the day time?”