Monthly Archives: January 2014


Walking up to the front door for the first time, it already felt like home. At least I could imagine it. My realtor and dear friend, Jennifer Blackwood, unlocked the door and it slowly unveiled what was inside. I started to get a little giddy as I realized that my “home” had beautiful hardwood floors! […]


Last night I gathered in a beautiful, stone-walled chapel to pray with a handful of Millennials. Most Tuesday nights you’ll find a couple of thousand of us meeting at this same address, but that will start up again next week – with a bang. This night was sweet and quiet. A time for us to […]

A Good Foundation Never Goes Out of Style

My fireplace went missing. You see, when I bought my house less than a year ago, there was an obnoxious, pink chimney on the roof. It was unsightly and pointless. Pointless because the house has no fireplace. Why? The foundation needed repairing. Since the previous owner didn’t address the foundation problems promptly, the fireplace started […]

Stay on Target

“Do you make New Year resolutions?” My room mate was sitting on the couch, journal in hand when she asked me this question yesterday. I was putting final touches on the vegetable plate that I had put together for lunch – an attempt to pack in healthy food before the parties to come. As I […]