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Pastor | Kittamaqundi Community Church | Columbia, Maryland

1.15.20 Welcome Home

So many of the people that turn on to Vantage Point Road are heading home. I continue to see so many of the same cars and faces making the turn ready to arrive home at the end of a long day, transporting their kids back and forth, and jetting off to the next destination. I…

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1.13.20 Monday Shoutout

Shoutout. There were a lot of teens on the road to today–with their parents and without. One group of girls gave out a “Hiiiiiiiiiiiiii,” all three waving with delight with the windows down. Two older boys were at the corner at one point. They both waved and I could hear their music and saw them…

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1.8.20 Make Believe

My son chose theĀ  “Hot Air Balloon” episode of Mr. Rogers together today. He saw a hot air balloon adventure with Mr. McFeely and then a make believe scene involving two birds on balloons. When the birds made it back to King Friday’s, they had a balloon dance party. This will have to satisfy my…

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1.7.20 Little Free Pantry

With all the talk of snow, I got some waving in early today. I was out there around 9:40 a.m. I had a couple of good brief conversations with folks that rolled down their windows and called out. One was an Rider Bus Driver. She was happy to hear that I was a Pastor. “Ohhh,…

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1.6.20 Precious Life

The sun was out in full and kept the wind from feeling too brisk on this Epiphany Day. I had my sun glasses on and had to shield my eyes much of the time with my left arm and mitten. Shortly after arriving on the corner, an older gentleman, “Mr. G.” approached me. “I’m curious.…

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1.3.20 Cheer in the New Year?

Certainly news today and most any day has plenty of weight. Perhaps there are those who pass someone waving thinking, “With as much as is going on, why does someone think there is any reason to wave like an idiot? Doesn’t she care or know about _________.” I saw a satirical article today from a…

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