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Melody Adele Connally
Melody Adele lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, daughter, and huge extended family. She taught science programs and preschool in Seattle for several years, but now spends her days snuggling the baby, reading, helping out in the kitchen, and finishing up the laundry for the glory of God.
By Melody Adele Connally on 10/28/2011
When, a few years ago, I read through a summary of David Holmgren‘s “Permaculture Principals,” it had struck me how well it fit into the kind of pursuit of Jesus that is aligned with a pursuit of the kingdom of heaven…
Posted in Environment & Creation, Features, Food & Agriculture | Tagged agriculture, christian faith, christian permaculture, Christianity, GOD, Green Building, Jesus, permaculture, permaculture design, Philosophy, Sustainability, sustainable development, sustainable landscaping, trash, waste | 2 Responses
By Melody Adele Connally on 06/06/2011
People want to know if, and how, householding can be possible….Paul gives the believers in Ephesus some directions about walking in love as the new community in Christ, and I believe householding is successful when we acknowledge our families as christian communities.
Posted in Community and Ecclesia, Features, Home and Family | Tagged communal living, family, generational living, householding, Intentional Christian Community, Intentional Community, New Monasticism, sharehousing | 2 Responses
By Melody Adele Connally on 06/02/2011
These family and community clusters are really, in the context of history and geography, the most normal way for humans to live. So why does it seem so weird to move in with family?…
Posted in Community and Ecclesia, Features, Home and Family | Tagged communal living, family, generational living, householding, Intentional Christian Community, Intentional Community, New Monasticism, sharehousing | 4 Responses