Monthly Archives: January 2016

We get by with a little help from our friends

This is Chris and his family. Chris has skills. Steve is the most talented carpenter I know and as we progress on our house, he sometimes needs help. However he doesn’t like to ask for help and has a little … Continue reading

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part of my heart

Today I attended a “New Small Group Host” training. Why did attend? I am the Assistant to the Small Groups Pastor at Church of Hope. I’m sure he didn’t “need” me to be there but administratively I think I help. … Continue reading

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Each time we have moved the house needed updating. A new floor here, paint some walls there, update the kitchen, add a pool. You know, updating. NOT STARTING FROM THE BEGINNING. I have listened to people who have built homes … Continue reading

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To be like Dad

Today we celebrated the life of Michael Roland O’Connor (December 8, 1923 – January 16, 2016). I did not know Mike, as he was known by, but I know his son and his daughter in law. Glenn spoke at his … Continue reading

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Sweat Equity

We are planning a wedding. The big news is…..the wedding is going to be at our house. The house that looks like this. Yes, all this and a port-o-potty on top of all the rest of the beauty. Courtney asked … Continue reading

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The GOOD – The BAD – The UGLY

There are so many good things happening at the old/new house. There are people working everyday everywhere and it’s so exciting. ¬†We have had air conditioners installed. Yes you read correctly, plural air conditioners. Big House downstairs – Big House … Continue reading

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Who do you trust when things are tough? Really? My friend is sitting with her husband today during his father’s last days on earth. My co-worker just buried her grandfather yesterday and today gets the call that her other grandfather … Continue reading

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