Tag Archives: Annandale UMC

‘Blend their sweet music to my ear’

Just before Thanksgiving, I had my last guitar lesson at the Music & Arts store in Springfield, ending a six-and-a-half-year run that had been frustrating, delightful and inspiring. My teacher Matt taught me many things during the time we were … Continue reading

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The lessons I take to Mozambique

This Friday, I leave for Mozambique, part of an 11-member mission team that will spend two weeks in Africa. You can find out more about our trip by visiting our team’s website. We’ll be blogging daily, so I hope you … Continue reading

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Black Friday, business plans and the homeless

As I write this, the stock market is going crazy, buoyed by news that this weekend’s Black Friday retail sales increased 16 percent to reach a record $52 billion. I also am writing this post somewhat groggily, having stayed up … Continue reading

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