He was in seat 1A when I got on the plane – the very first person I saw – and he was smiling at me. I knew him. He knew me. Kind of. We’d been sitting beside each other on our flight here a couple of days ago. “How was your trip?” “Good, you?” “All work.” “Productive?” “It was. Could’ve done with a little more sun, but you can’t have it all,… Read More

It finally got cold in Alabama, and that drove everyone in the county through the doors of our coffeehouse yesterday morning. It drove me to put on sweatpants when I got off work. And it drove me to spend yesterday afternoon doing more adulting than I’m really capable of. I tried to change the cord to a new dryer from a 4-prong to a 3-prong. YouTube said it was easy. Lowe’s said… Read More

Oh, hi. Want to have coffee? No … but seriously. I’d love to hang out with your small group, or your church group, and have coffee, talk about “I Don’t Wait Anymore” and hear about your life. I’m planning a road trip for 2017, and I need some help figuring out where to go. I’d love to see as many of you as possible! If your town would be a good place… Read More

Heather and I were sitting there at the table, hands curled around cups of coffee with homemade pumpkin spice, my feet kicked up in her purple chair when he came running in from the living room, sock feet slipping on the floor, out of breath, eyes wild. And he buried his face so deep in her shoulder that I wasn’t sure he could even hear her questions. “What’s going on? Are you… Read More