I run a café for our church’s youth group. I know I’ve said it before, but I’ve never really written much about it. I love it, and I put in a number of hours each week with it. It is my favorite job. They pay me in coffee. (Which I quit drinking in January!) This […]
Horrifying. It is the only way to describe the blur that was the afternoon, from the time I walked down the street from the bus stop, until I cried myself to sleep that night. Walking in sunshine. Noise up at the intersection. Have you seen Cindy? She went to the store after the bus. Funny […]
It goes by many names: Coffee, tea, soda, latte, iced tea, energy drink, pop, and mocha, among others. What do they all have in common? Caffeine. Otherwise known (jokingly) as ‘Christian Crack’, caffeine, it seems, is what makes the world go round. Or at least it helps make the Church go round. I hadn’t really […]
I fought to swallow the lump in my throat as the lights flashed and the music blared. Why did I let him talk me into this?! I was so out of my comfort zone, and I was NOT having a good time. The dialog in my head went between panic, anger, and being ready to […]
“It’s time to GO!” I shouted down the stairs, for the fourth time. As I was putting on my shoes, I set my purse down on the bed.