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Meeting the new neighbors, being brave when it’s awkward

I met my new neighbor today. I marched right up to her door, store-bought cupcakes on a plate and a hand-written note containing my phone number. It was like I had every¬†right in the world to be there, unannounced and not knowing if her kids were allowed to eat sugar. I figure if you act … Continue reading

Location, location, location; God can use you right where you are

I can still remember the winter day we closed on our house in Eastern Montana. It was bitter cold, the sky was ugly gray and I swear vultures from the badlands up the road circled overhead. When we had house hunted the month before, this place was the one I told my husband I absolutely … Continue reading

You’re richer than you know; we must help the poor

¬† I can still remember the day that a global consciousness moved from somewhere in the back of my mind to the forefront. I was leading a women’s small group through Nina Roesner’s book, the Respect Dare (www.therespectdare.com). If you’ve heard of the Love Dare, the Respect Dare is a similar concept geared at showing … Continue reading