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Life’s “Up’s and Down’s” with Annie F. Downs

Ever wonder what the “F” in Annie F. Downs stands for?  Well, so did I.  Turns out Annie is a bit of an online enigma when it comes to her personal life and I had to find out why.  So this is Annie F. Downs, unfiltered.  OK, that sounds way more salacious than it really is, but she is super interesting, open and I think we might have become best friends!   We also talked… … Continue reading

I Challenge Gavin: Mayo Coffee

I Challenge Gavin is where young Gavin sets his fears (and sometimes dignity) aside, and bravely accepts the task people challenge him to do. Today’s challenge comes from me after I saw Hellmann’s post about putting mayonnaise in your coffee. Gavin drinks coffee and he loves mayonnaise so, what could go wrong?     … Continue reading

Monday School: Stressed Out

Monday School is Wally’s chance to share what he learned at church and to prove he went.  This week’s discussion: Wally talks about the things that we take in that stress us out being what keeps us from strengthening our faith. … Continue reading

Monday School: Fix My Eyes

Monday School is Wally’s chance to share what he learned at church and to prove he went.  This week’s discussion: Gavin talks about worrying and how our perspective plays a big role in how we invite Jesus into that worry. … Continue reading

Photo Op: Betty Goes All Matrix

Photo Op is where Wally makes us send him the last photo we took on our phones and tell him the story behind it. Which photo do you like the best?       Betty – I bet you didn’t know I had these kind of moves huh? While visiting Washington State, my friend tried to take a panorama photo with her phone and I moved. It gave us both a big laugh but also… … Continue reading

Grown-up 9/11 Kid Remembers the Day and Her Dad

As a thirteen year old girl, Francesca DeVito had no idea the heartache that September 11, 2001, would bring.  On this 20th Anniversary of 9/11, we as a nation pause to reflect on that horrific day. But for Francesca it is yet another year to relive the childhood loss of her father, police Lieutenant Robert Cirri, who died saving others when the North Tower collapsed. I have known Francesca for a few years and I… … Continue reading

Monday School: Do Something

Monday School is Wally’s chance to share what he learned at church and to prove he went.  This week’s discussion: We don’t have to go overseas to be “on mission.” God has us where he wants us and it’s up to us to do something with that knowledge. … Continue reading

Mathew West Modest is Hottest Controversy Explained

They say you can’t please everyone and that is a truth Mathew West found out first hand when he wrote a funny song with his daughters about modesty.  He couldn’t believe the heat he was taking from all sides.  It is a great conversation and I feel there is a point where he feels better getting some of this stuff off his chest! We also talked about his new song What If and how he… … Continue reading