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Hats Cast Off

Those of you who know me know that I’ve struggled as the New Year dawned with too many hats. Far too many for one girl. So I’ve worried and prayed and pled. Today, Jesus brilliantly answered my heart cries for rest. Worship: I wear the worship leading hat on our church planting team. I love […]

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Our Thanksgiving

Our Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving table before twenty folks came. Thanksgiving table after! We had a wonderful thanksgiving celebration. Twenty people in all crowded (and I mean crowded) into our small living/dining room area to “manger” on turkey, stuffing, cranberries, beans, Waldorf salad, sweet potatoes, bread and more. We invited Frode and his family, Sophie’s friend Melanie and her […]

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Our First Youth Group Event

Our First Youth Group Event

Justus and Samantha Heyman have been hosting youth nights for the past month. This last weekend, we had our first event: bowling in Antibes. I thought you might enjoy a picture!

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And One More Lesson

And One More Lesson

One of the activities we could do for the SoulPerSuit study of Esther (see below) was create a piece of art the size of a playing card that shared a “coincidence” from your own experience that can only be attributed to God. So my card is this. It pictures two friends, which are Sandi and […]

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Organic Food Strikes Back!

I found this film on Barbara Curtis’ blog. I laughed so hard I cried. Do yourself a favor and watch Store Wars!!!!

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Why Can’t I Celebrate?

I think my friend Jeanne Damoff needs to live with me. She’s the jollification queen. I love her love of life and her ability to laugh even when life smacks her. But mostly, I love that she celebrates. It’s something I lack, celebration. Two days ago I learned a publisher was offering a contract. If […]

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Everybody Needs A Renee Bailey

Everybody Needs A Renee Bailey

A long time ago, in a land far, far away (Texas), I wrote a newspaper column entitled “Everybody Needs a Kevin Bailey.” You can read that article here if you’re interested. But yesterday, I thought a long time about his wife, Renee. Sophie, Julia and I spent the afternoon making cards and crafts. I took […]

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Some Lovely, Amazing Words and Art

My dear artisticly fun friend Erin sent me this link today. I’ve often lamented that my name, when looked up in various baby name books, means BITTER. Not exactly like other names that mean: princess, star of heaven, beautiful, etc. But she has changed that all around for me. You’ll understand when you read the […]

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Pictures of Our Team and Friends

Pictures of Our Team and Friends

Our church planting team on Antibe’s ancient steps. Our dear friends Max and Valerie Max and Patrick Film crew member Jen; it looks like she’s directing! And her filming husband, Justin Justus and Samantha Heyman

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Don Brought me MORE David Crowder!!!

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Mary and friend Don Pape

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