Category Archives: Community

kindness at the waterpark

We have waterpark season passes for our 3rd summer. Yesterday we met my spouse at the waterpark when he got off work. It was a great way to live through the 110+ temperatures. It felt downright cool as we floated … Continue reading

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horizontal and vertical

NaBloPoMo Day 17: Let’s join up with Laura Stephens-Reed: Write about a spiritual practice that keeps you connected to God and to others. I have my PC(USA) Daily Prayer App, and in some ways that is just between God and … Continue reading

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solstice picnic at the peak

The day started with a skating graduation. They invite families to join the skaters for a complimentary skate session (which we didn’t realize and none of us but the GirlChild had socks, so CG ran to the Dollar Store to … Continue reading

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walking in the neighborhood

I walk around my neighborhood. I see the same people. We smile, maybe wave. One woman I speak with every once in a while. I don’t know their names, but I know their faces*. We wonder when we don’t see … Continue reading

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blog carnival: galship

As I prepare to take my kids on a 2000 mile plane trip to the midwest to visit my post-college roommates before Illinois Roommate becomes Overseas Missionary Roommate, I have been thinking a lot of “galship” of one sort or … Continue reading

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family camp worship

I was the de facto worship leader at Family Camp this year. Given that I continue to not be musically inclined, I’m still awed by the idea that the song leader is not necessarily the worship leader in more liturgical … Continue reading

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she-wolf on the court

I have a blog post in the queue regarding church Family Camp Worship–which was delightful and Spirit-filled–but I am waiting in hopes of obtaining some photos to go with it. Meanwhile, also at Family Camp, the Girlchild was in her … Continue reading

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