Bring Neighbors Together

What’s your style?  Are you a spur-of-the-moment kind of person or a planner?  Either way, you can gift your neighbors with the opportunity to get together and meet each other!  Promoting a neighborhood get together encourages familiarity, which creates a sense of community and trust.  And you never know what friendships might form from a simple interaction!

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Neighboring

With spring coming, it’s a terrific time of year to connect with neighbors!  As it warms up, we’re all outside more.  It’s a good time for meeting new neighbors and reconnecting  with those we haven’t seen in a while.  It’s so easy to come and go and never meet our neighbors, as we drive into our garage and close its door.  Even if no one else is doing it, we can be the ones who take the first step to build relationships in our neighborhoods!

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An Open Door {Home, Part 5}

{Home is the starting place for lived-out-love, a place where the needs of the whole person are cared for.  This post explores the relational care we extend to others beyond our household.}

Each of our homes has a front door.  I imagine each person in our household coming and going, and other people being welcomed in.  My husband Richard engages with many people at the university, the girls are a helpful and friendly part of their school community, and I run errands or spend my morning at MOPS as a mentor mom.  Neighbor kids come play and a small group Bible study meets in our home.IMG_20171101_150436459.jpg

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