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Let’s have a play date – intentional living in my backyard

One of the things about being the backyard missionary is doing things on purpose. I shop at the same places, eat at the same places, get my hair done, and drop off my husband’s shirts at the same places each time, all in order to connect with the people who work there and be a … Continue reading

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┬áright 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