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2018 Year-End Ebenezer Awards

My counselor often says--"take time to write that down, Jen." How can we so easily forget the beautiful provisions and lessons that are so life changing? We have amnesia of the moment.  Whatever is right in front of us gets our attention. So, I am writing it down--"blogging it forth"--"setting the Ebenezer up" to remind… Continue reading 2018 Year-End Ebenezer Awards

authenticity, community, discipleship, God's word, infertility, spiritual growth, suffering in joy, The body of Christ

Why I share vulnerable places…

Many people in the course of these years of blogging in infertility or teaching in the midst have come to me or commented on how my blogs have encouraged them in the weight of their journeys.  Some that I suspected might struggle, some who I had no clue were struggling... Some of you might say,… Continue reading Why I share vulnerable places…

community, doctrine, God's sovereignty and goodness, God's word, infertility, suffering in joy, thankfulness, The body of Christ, trusting God

Lots of Thoughts…

      It has been a long while since I have posted a blog.  Many times I have thought of topics to write about that are swirling in my head and heart--I just have not.          Life is full of different seasons.  My thirties, to this point, have been about pain, struggle and immense growth in… Continue reading Lots of Thoughts…

community, eternal things, God's sovereignty and goodness, infertility, prayer, thankfulness, The body of Christ

A Beautiful Symphony

         My heart is full, pondering, and noisy at times.  These last few weeks have been full of well-wishers, buzz, and a continued sickness.  I have thought often of Mary "pondering all these things in her heart."  (I am not comparing myself to her--cannot imagine pondering the immensity of that gift of life!)   I have… Continue reading A Beautiful Symphony