Category: Faith

Christians and Gun Control ~ Jen

“My job is not to tell you for whom you should vote. But I do have a duty to speak out on moral issues. I would be abdicating this duty if I remained silent out of fear of sounding ‘political’ and didn’t say anything about the morality of these issues… a vote for a candidate who promotes actions or behaviors that are intrinsically evil … Read More Christians and Gun Control ~ Jen

Amazing Grace

Sometimes, life requires a pause. This week is one of those times when what we believe might be challenged by what we see and feel. It’s good to remember the Truth: Bad things happen in the world, but the World is not bad. People do evil things sometimes, but People are not evil. We can be scared of a moment, but Life is not … Read More Amazing Grace

Mary Meets Jesus~ Jen

It’s Holy Week. So I’m going to be repentant and reflective one more time. And then, with the Easter season, we will embrace the warmth and light and love of Spring. When I first saw The Passion, it was on DVD. There was no way I was facing that thing down on a large screen. I knew it would hurt me, and it did. … Read More Mary Meets Jesus~ Jen

Joy wins ~ Jen

Joy: the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying The last few years, anxiety has become a constant in my life. The doctors speculate that this is partly due to the stressors in my life, the synthetic thyroid hormones I take to replace my missing thyroid, and my fine family history of anxiety and OCD. I am better … Read More Joy wins ~ Jen

Revival ~ Jen

Our church does a Revival during Lent. I’ve never been, but the picture in my head was a version of the movie style tent Revival—songs, scripture, Spirit. Loud and joyful. This year I decided to go, looking for some Lenten feel good. The speaker was a young, hip missionary named Ennie Hickman. You can see his website here. He rocks. Within five minutes, he … Read More Revival ~ Jen

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