You must Believe to Receive

There is a magic to Christmas a sort of whimsical wonder that extends to the world of tooth fairy’s and Easter Bunny’s, these mythical characters instilled a sense of wonder in them. Santa was an enigma as well as a blessing to my childhood.   I was fascinated with his magical world of flying reindeer,…

What Does Missioning Mean to You?

No really I’m curious.  As discussed before I grew up Baptist, missioning was a mission you pursued either ‘across the tracks’ or amongst the masses of a foreign population.  You were called to the front while everyone placed their hands on you and prayed for your safety and that your mind be with God, speaking for God. For…

Transposed

To Alabama our hearts have strayed from the place as vibrant young souls we once played Transposed and confused I thought to myself when we first moved:   Will the beaches still lap up the sand? Will sail boats still drift us far from land? Will there be flip flops at Christmas? And family intact; despite our distance? Will…

Medieval Times: A Lesson on the Human Dynamic

There has been a struggle of seeing the human factor in people with our generation.  We are so out of touch with community, consumed with our Facebook, Instagram, SnapChats, and blogs that we are missing a human connection.  We look at a man who knocked up a liquor store on the news, and we categorize…

Lesson Plan:: Sharing

This past June there was a rotten, no-good, down-right terrible struggle with sharing in the Shopgirl household.