Back-2-School Supply List for Just Moved Parents

You did your research, you’ve bought your supplies, but now comes the test. Will your kids pass or fail in their new school? One of the most stressful things about moving is getting your kids adjusted to their new school. You can’t control them once they get on that bright yellow school bus, you canContinue reading “Back-2-School Supply List for Just Moved Parents”

How to survive your first Texas summer

So you’ve just moved to the area. You know it gets hot in North Dallas but you haven’t experienced it first hand yet. You blow off the warnings because you are too excited about all the adventure and promise the idea of summer brings. But summer here is equivalent to the dead of winter inContinue reading “How to survive your first Texas summer”

Top 10: You are Prosper

There is a saying in these parts “We are Prosper”. As this small town with big heart makes room for the newcomers, here are the top 10 ways to know when you’ve finally settled into Prosper, Texas. Once you catch yourself doing one of these 10, you belong to A Place Where Everyone Matters. 10. You’ve learnedContinue reading “Top 10: You are Prosper”

Withdraw or Welcome?

When I moved to the Prosper, Texas area I took advantage of the friendliness of the south and chatted it up with every cashier, server, grocery bagger, and person in line with me that I could engage. It didn’t take many conversations to realize I wasn’t the only one who thought moving to North DallasContinue reading “Withdraw or Welcome?”

Temporary Housing Situation

King David of the Bible’s Old Testament knew a lot about moving. He went from a sheep pen to the palace in his life time. Psalm 142 was written in one of King David’s temporary housing situations: a cave. Maybe my rental on Applewood Ave was not so horrible after all?! My chicken scratch in my Bible’s marginContinue reading “Temporary Housing Situation”

Jump Start

I needed a jump start this morning, but it was my heart not my engine that needed it most. I don’t know about you but these last couple weeks with spring break and a busy schedule has got me out of rhythm with all areas in life. I was like my car engine this morning, just enough powerContinue reading “Jump Start”

RE-Arrangement

Most of my moves have been corporate moves where teams of men box up my life in a 2 day flurry. They are professionals, completely detached from the emotional ties I have to my stuff. It is impressive, they can wrap up and box a framed photo in 5 seconds, where as I would look at itContinue reading “RE-Arrangement”

Keep On

As the Just Moved community in the Prosper, Texas area increases the meeting spaces available in town was decreasing. I was feeling the pressure to get our spring class scheduled but was running low on meeting location options. I kept looking and praying. If I am honest, when I pray, I want Jesus to get me from point A to pointContinue reading “Keep On”