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Phone Pics Village Life

From the trees

Ever have one of those days where you feel like God was all over it, and noth­ing big hap­pened? Yes­ter­day was like that. We start­ed the day out with get­ting awak­ened by our three year old, Tris­tan, who jumped into bed with us. After about 20 min­utes, he decid­ed it was time to wres­tle instead […]

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Young'uns

Catching light

Ronan fish­ing for craw­dads.

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Young'uns

Crawdad-ee‑o

One of my boys’ favorite things is get­ting to one of the beau­ti­ful creeks and rivers around where we live, and look­ing for crit­ters. “Dad, can we go craw­dad hunt­ing?” “Sure.” And off they’ll go with the buck­et and their nets, impris­on­ing lit­tle inno­cent crea­tures for sport. It is such a delight to see the […]

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Quotes Village Life

Let us be clear

Peo­ple some­times ask why we live togeth­er. While read­ing this morn­ing I came across a great expla­na­tion of the heart behind our liv­ing with mul­ti­ple fam­i­lies to a house: Let us be clear that the Body of Christ is not some­thing remote and unre­al, to be expressed only in heav­en­ly terms. It is very present […]

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Phone Pics

Bus-pooling

So, a lot of peo­ple car-pool to and from work, which is great. But one of the great things about liv­ing here is that any­body who works at Yachad Distribution–one of the Vil­lage businesses–gets to bus-pool! We spend the 20 minute dri­ve talk­ing, lis­ten­ing to, singing, play­ing music (there’s enough room to play a gui­tar […]