A Community Companion: On Fostering Community

The Rock House was home, the place undergirded with deep magnolia roots and azaleas planted by my husband’s great-grandfather. But in order to put our money toward debt and our actions where our mouths are, we prayed that if we should move, then would our Father give us a community of college girls to move into our home and provide us with a 4 bedroom place where we could live in close community with others as well.

In two weeks it fell into place, and I had three weeks to pack. Suddenly I was selling everything, thoughts of a future move to Africa dictating what went into boxes, to consignment, and to the trash.

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What’s Up: New Year and a New Plan
January 13, 2017
Making Room
July 02, 2015
Sue, Esther, and Abigail
February 17, 2014
To Love the Shape of Your Life
January 16, 2014
On Making Community: Part 2
October 01, 2012
On Making Community: Part 1
September 28, 2012
Made for the Party
September 19, 2012
On Community, Suffering, and Hope
November 15, 2011
All I Have
October 26, 2011