Tag Archives: community

One Nation, Under God

There was a knock at the door this morning. The young man was about to leave as I answered. He was a student from our local university, working on behalf of the IL republican candidate for governor. Bradley introduced himself … Continue reading

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Fear Not

There was a time, not that long ago, that I wouldn’t have considered inviting people over to my home for a meal. Correction …. for years I didn’t. What a terrible waste. I cheated myself out of so much pleasure. … Continue reading

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OneEighty

1My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, 2for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity. 3Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, … Continue reading

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Missing You

Mom asked me the oddest question this past Wednesday …… “Are you going to miss anyone when you leave”. Well, of course, Mama. Naturally. I mean, my whole life has revolved around the Carolinas since before the time of Moses. … Continue reading

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Eleven Twenty One Seventeen 

Yesterday morning was the fruit of months of planning. A time and space created for people to serve and be served. A place where feet were washed, tears spilled, hearts filled. I saw love poured out and love hungrily accepted. … Continue reading

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Time to Move

God has blessed our decision. After several years of foot dragging, excuses and one half-hearted attempt to sell our home, it finally happened. We felt drawn towards the Mill Village and talked about it often. We would ride through the … Continue reading

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The Big Invite

Once upon a time there was this couple who knew of God but were still living for themselves. They worked jobs, had an apartment, cars and a brand new relationship with each other. They ate out, shopped and did some … Continue reading

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