No Topic Off Limits

Small towns tend to produce the best stories. Everybody knows everybody, and those hole-in-the-wall restaurants don’t look like much from the outside, but they always have the best food and make the best hangout spots.

Allenspark, Colorado has a little place like that called Meadow Mountain Café. I recently experienced this little place for the first time when my husband and I met a friend for one of our regular breakfast chats. It’s a small building, and easy to miss if you aren’t paying attention. Once inside, it doesn’t seem like much either, with only four tables – two long tables and two round tables in opposite corners.

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My View From The Mountaintop

Life is a series of transitions. We are always moving, working towards our next goal, the next step in our lives, moving forward and rarely looking back, or even pausing to enjoy the moment.

It seems the more transitions going on at once, the cloudier the vision becomes. We get overwhelmed and barely make it from day-to-day with no idea what is really going on. We lose sight of the bigger picture, and sometimes it causes us to veer off course from our goals. Continue reading “My View From The Mountaintop”

Does the Bell Ring for You?

Last night for our life group, we watched The Polar Express. It was a relaxing time of being together, sipping some hot chocolate, snacking on some popcorn and pumpkin bread which watching a feel good movie. Watching the little boy trying to believe throughout the whole movie, searching for the visual proof, and then finally coming to believe before catching a glimpse of Santa Claus. It’s a representation of the search we are on throughout our lives as we search for hope and belief, wondering if we should believe what we don’t see. As I said last night as the credits rolled, “This movie makes me feel good every time I watch it”.

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