Motel Ministry

A couple of weeks ago around 20 youth and adults from the church traveled to Winchester, VA to volunteer with Teens Opposing Poverty. We stayed the night at First UMC and that Saturday morning we put together treat bags and signed Christmas Cards. After breakfast we headed out to a

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I love the parade!

I need some hand lotion.  My daughter has used up the bottle I keep in my desk.  I’ve been making a giant paper mache candle for the Wright’s Chapel float for the Bowling Green Christmas Parade next week.  I haven’t decided if I want to tell you to look for

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Six!

Today is my daughter’s sixth birthday.  Six years ago today, I was completely unaware of her presence in the world or that my life was about to change dramatically. Seven years ago this month, I had begun taking classes to become a foster parent.  I had felt this tug from

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Anniversaries!

I don’t know how you feel, but I’ve always thought that anniversaries are important! There is always the assumption that the man in the family never remembers the important dates and that the woman does.  I’ll tell you, it is just the opposite in our house.  Amy is horrible at

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Show up!

Since the beginning of August Lydia has been on the Caroline High School Volleyball Team and last night the fall volleyball season finally came to a finish for our family. Lydia, my youngest daughter, is actually the only one in our family who played volleyball, but boy, at times if

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Water

I have water in my basement.  It started about a month ago with some dampness in the corner of my “Yellow Room.”  It’s sort of like my attic.  It’s a junk room.  It looks somewhat similar to my office, actually.  Anyway, there was some moisture in the corner, so I

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Thankful

I walked my daughter Sophia out to her car this morning so that she could ride to school.  I quickly calculated when I went back inside that I’ve put Sophia in that car more than 2000 times over the last 11 years that she has been attending the Faison School

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