Women of West Ridge

Lake Geneva Walk and Talk

Lake Geneva Walk and Talk

Women of West Ridge let’s go for a walk on Saturday, August 25th starting at 8am.  Ladies join us for a 6 mile or so walk around Lake Geneva and we will wrap up at Popeye’s around 11am for lunch! If walking is not your thing, consider joining us around 11 for refreshments! Looking forward to […]

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  July 22, 2018   No comments
Summer Play Dates

Summer Play Dates

Get out of the house this summer with your kids and connect with some fellow West Ridgers! Tuesday, July 10th on the West Ridge Lawn – Sprinkler, Pool and Picnic Party 10:00a – 12:00p Thursday, August 2nd at Bumble Bee Play Cafe from 3:00 – 5:00pm only $5 per child Monday, August 13th at Lords […]

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  May 30, 2018   No comments
Summer at West Ridge

Summer at West Ridge

Thursday, June 14th – Summer Play Date see all details here Sunday, June 17th – Dad Fest Celebrate all Dads this Father’s Day!  Enjoy some lunch, see classic cars and more.  Take some time to meet someone new, have a hot dog and enjoy our community while we celebrate our amazing Dads. Saturday, June 23rd […]

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  May 25, 2018   No comments
You always have a seat at the Table

You always have a seat at the Table

When I was a freshman in college, I came back home for Spring Break to be with my family.  To celebrate one night, we headed over to a well-known Japanese restaurant in our town. This was the first time I had ever eaten Japanese food.  We walked in on a busy Friday night and I […]

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  February 14, 2018   No comments
My West Ridge Story

My West Ridge Story

The older I get, the more I can look back and recognize some of God’s pretty cool plans with my life. Here I am, looking at how God led me to West Ridge: I grew up in Streamwood, Illinois and was the youngest of three kids. My parents were not active in any church, yet […]

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  October 2, 2017   3 comments
Divorce is a Nasty Word

Divorce is a Nasty Word

Divorce. It’s a nasty word.  I always felt like it made people look at me differently.  I knew in their heads they were thinking “Oh, she is broken and a failure, so sad.” I was married at 21.  He was a bit older and successful.  He told me everything I wanted to hear, needed to […]

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  May 12, 2017   6 comments
Power to the Faint

Power to the Faint

“He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted, but they who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; […]

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  February 7, 2017   No comments
Brokenness

Brokenness

Ann Voskamp has become one of my favorite authors.  I find myself when reading an article or one of her books, not able to put it down.  I also find myself internalizing every word that I am reading.  Over this past holiday I picked “One Thousand Gifts” off of my bookshelf.  (The story of how […]

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  January 10, 2017   No comments