jesus saves

jenny, carolyn, katie, michelle, me, lorraine, diane, laura and amy all met for dinner on the roof deck of carolyn’s house a week ago. we were wrapping up discussions on our book, “revelations of a single woman: loving the life i didn’t expect.” ironically, no one actually finished the book except for jesse (not pictured), who is married. it’s a great book, i just lost momentum. still, i’d recommend it to a friend.

anyway, more importantly, i love these girls. together with christina, anne marie, anna, christy, and others not present last week, we’ve really developed a group of young women who can speak openly with one another about life and faith. i wonder what that will look like when i leave (on august 7, yes, i fly out on my birthday). will i find an authentic community in cotonou? i’m not even sure what this group back home will look like 2 months from now. already, anna and christy have moved to other countries. soon i’ll do the same, along with carolyn and anne marie.
things change even when you stay put.

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2 thoughts on “jesus saves

  1. Anonymous says:

    Oh my gosh!! Where is your friend’s house? That looks like the EXACT same view of ‘Jesus Saves’ that we have from my deck. So funny!- Megan

  2. lauren says:

    y’all are pretty close… she’s on randal, past light… so i walk past your place on the way to hers 🙂

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