We use the word "hope" often. I hope my child grows to love Jesus. I hope my husband experiences healing here with his rheumatoid arthritis. I hope that you have a good day. I hope you enjoy the holiday season. I hope that I live fully to glorify Christ. The only place to put my… Continue reading Hope In One Thing
The last few weeks, I have been working with a couple of the young women I disciple to help them identify where their hearts are in the everyday. The objective is to stop and identify where they are as they come to God--sharing their heart with God, joys, disappointments and confusion. This is where prayer… Continue reading The Tyranny of Criticism
In the last few days I have had several conversations that remind me that our feelings can be tricky. We have feelings for a reason. They help us express joy and enjoy life. They can be exhilirating. They often can alert us to something big going on in our heart and relationships. Feelings are not… Continue reading Feelings, Whoa, Whoa, Whoa, Feelings…
It seems that everytime I post something I am learning or convicted with, the week following gives another chance to learn even more. The last post was about need--and I have been driven to even more need this week. Physically I have been in need from the way I feel on hormones. Emotionally I… Continue reading Layers
The Ongoing Need For The Gospel. I am willing to beat this drum until my death. This is our life--take it, know it, treasure it. We do not outgrow the gospel. This is a great article to remind us again.
I have had an epiphany as of late. I am completely clueless and powerless to run my life--marriage, ministry, fertility, relationships, leadership, etc. You may be saying, "duh!" However, do not all of us have this false sense of control from time to time? We think we have it covered...oh yeah, I have done… Continue reading Nothing…really
So, I have a confession. When I became a teenager in the late 80s it was en vogue to carry a photo album in your purse. Insecure 13 and 14 year old that I was, one could not tell. My photo album was filled with pictures of me. Jennifer at a wedding, Jennifer with friends… Continue reading Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen