Are You Willing to Run?

Obedience. The word, to me, can have heavy connotations. I think of obedience school, for dogs. Of authoritarian, official, rules that must be followed to be protected from punishment. As someone who follows Jesus, though, it also carries a freedom that others may not understand. It's a covering; a protection from things that would harm … Continue reading Are You Willing to Run?

Hospitality and Children

In the day and age of cell phones, busy schedules and so much on-the-go, old fashioned visiting and having company over has really fallen by the wayside. It wasn't that long ago that days "out" consisted of spending afternoons at the neighbors' or visiting on porches in the summer: now everyone is cocooned  in their … Continue reading Hospitality and Children