I prefer to schedule coffee:
Weekend in the evening
I have been a Christian for this many years:
Number of years at TVC:
If married, how many years:
If yes, how many:
Yes, 4 older brothers
I work inside the home
I have school-aged children:
Two or three words people who know me might use to describe me:
Witty (I asked Sammy), Distracted, Intelligent
If I had all day to do whatever I wanted, you might find me…:
In a coffee shop reading books and journaling, or on a walk at Radnor with the kids.
Favorite place to eat out:
Favorite meal to cook for company:
Mexican or BBQ
Best nickname I’ve had:
Q-Tip (When I came home from college with a bleached perm)
Worst nickname I’ve had:
Same as best 😉
Describe your overall temperament:
Pretty even, although very energetic cheering at sporting events.
I was raised:
When I feel far from the Lord, one of the things that helps me is:
Worship in the community.
Biblical character, story, or passage that has particular meaning/significance:
Mary … both her gracious obedience and her “storing these things in her heart”. She has spoken to me much as I walk through motherhood.
A couple of authors who have had an impact on my spiritual life:
Frederick Buechner, G.K. Chesterton, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Some people who have inspired my spiritual life over the years:
Mary Jean and Bill Murphy, Bonhoeffer, my Dad.
Something valuable that someone told me early on about walking with the Lord:
Not to be drawn to focusing on what seems like overwhelming attacks of the enemy, but to focus instead in worship on the overwhelming strength and goodness of God.
Something I wish someone had told me sooner about walking with the Lord:
That focusing on the reality of Heaven is not “pie in the sky” or naive…that it changes everything.
I was drawn to serve in the “Let’s Have Coffee Ministry” because:
Hopefully have something to share that might be encouraging. And love coffee.