2+2 = 4

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I’m a planner, I love numbers, because 2+2 = 4, always. No matter the unknowns in an algebraic equation, there is always a solution. Life, that’s a another story. Some may say you can predict things with the use of probability, but many things, most things in life cannot be explained away by numbers. A […]


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As I sit here and listen to the keys clack as I type, my alarm for the end of my nap goes off (that was so successful :)), the tea kettle whistles, the rain falls against the window, the central air kicks in, and dinner simmers on the stove. These are the noises in my […]

Welcome Home!

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Monday afternoon I landed safely here in Goma, DR Congo. It was pretty uneventful, I went through many security checkpoints. But before I knew it I was outside with all of my belongings. Jenn made sure that we got to the car ok, and with her charming ways, assured that there was only one person […]

Ready, Set, Go

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Dear friends and family, (Hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains) Vanessa Here 🙂 I’m currently in Washington DC working as a physical therapist, serving as a missions pastor in Alexandria, VA, and doing inner city youth ministry 🙂 I’ve got some great news, keep reading to find out. (Oldie but goodie, HopeStreet Christmas) I’m heading […]

True Love

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“My beloved friends, let us continue to love each other since love comes from God. Everyone who loves is born of God and experiences a relationship with God. The person who refuses to love doesn’t know the first thing about God, because God is love—so you can’t know him if you don’t love. This is […]