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The Questions We Ask . . . . An Origin Story

The lawyer then asks his follow up question – who is my neighbor? Seriously, I get this. Because loving someone as yourself is not a simple, easy thing and so I also want to know who gets this kind of love from me. I am thankful he asked for all of us. Who gets this kind of love, Jesus? Who do I love this deeply, this unconditionally, this fully? I want to know.

A story . . .

A Guest Post This is the story of one woman responding to a need she saw. Thinking she didn’t have a lot to give, she did what she could with what she had and God did the rest. I am so inspired by her example, by her story. The shelter she is speaking of has continue reading »

Year Without Shopping – November

I am in the 11th month of my shopping fast.  It has been such a positive experience for me. That’s not to say there haven’t been things I’ve missed buying!  There certainly have been, and I have chronicled those things here in this this blog.  Socks, right now I am wishing for new socks!   continue reading »

Year Without Shopping September

I am now in the ninth month of my buy-nothing adventure.  Some things feel easier, some harder.  For the most part I have gotten used to not buying things and so in that sense I think I have begun to be reconditioned away from a buy-first approach to my life. On the other hand, there continue reading »

i am who you say i am

The other day this moving worship song came on in the car.  The words spoke powerfully to me: Who am I that the highest King Would welcome me? I was lost but He brought me in Oh His love for me Oh His love for me Who the Son sets free Oh is free indeed continue reading »

Year Without Shopping July

I have passed the halfway point in my yearlong shopping fast. My family has completed theirs (they signed on to join me for the 1st six months). So as we reached the end of their fast (for which they had a countdown) I asked my girls, who are 8 and 12 respectively, what they thought continue reading »