I asked to get a picture with her. With my camera. Which I had to remove from its case. Making what could have been a smooth, subtle, iphone shot …an event a bit larger and more, eh pronounced.
She was gracious.
I found her blog a few years ago and discovered a space in the strange blog world featuring her strong voice but always going beyond her story. She has run some great series on Women of Valor and Ask a ….[fill in the blank with people from every religous background). Her Sunday Superlatives posts are totally my cheat sheet for finding great stuff online throughout the week. Most of all, the dialogues are consistently interesting and thought provoking, while always allowing for the freedom to disagree. I learn. All the time. From the Internet.
The best part of the night? Travis gushing to Rachel about my blog and then writing down the site for her. True Love. Hey…what is that they say? 20% content 80% promotion…proven correct if you, Rachel, are reading this right now.