Waiting rooms are the worst. They have the unique ability to actively suck the life out of you even though you are doing nothing but sitting and waiting. The TV options are usually limited and mindless. And if you must go to the DMV, you feel as if you will never escape the dull confines … Continue reading The Waiting Room
Happy Monday! My new post for Candidly Christian is up, but I have had a lot of new subscribers lately, so wanted to share a little bit about myself with you all. My name is Jess, and coffee, chocolate, and pink roses are my love languages. Now since we have covered that, let's get to … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why We Need To Share Our Faith
Santa is a struggle at our house. We don't teach our children about the commercialized Santa Clause. However, in the world we live in, Santa is everywhere. So we need to talk about him. The day after Christmas, we were talking about the North Pole, and Charlie told me that Santa lived there. I responded … Continue reading My Finest Mommy Moment
My husband called me out on it, more than once, I might add. I haven't really been in the Christmas spirit. My nights are usually filled with watching Hallmark Christmas movies, and I can't even get through one with my favorite Hallmark actress, and actor (Torrey Devitto... also known as crazy nanny Carrie, and Chad Michael Murray. Yes I am a One Tree Hill fan). In a way I feel weary...
Are you in a Christmas rut? Do you want to bring joy to others this season, but are unsure how to do it? I have been there! Join me on Candidly Christian today where I share how I feel about Santa Clause, and 9 ways to bring joy to others this Christmas season!
Have you ever felt like you are existing and not really living? Are there parts of your life that feel dead? Is your grave fear, insecurity, or disbelief? There is one answer.
People have often told me that I have a great memory. I can remember some things others can't. Like the fact that when we were kids, my grandmother's friend Norma, used to stab us with safety pins when we didn't listen. I remember hiding behind the bed one day, because I knew she was going … Continue reading The Things I Forget To Remember
Do you have a favorite book of the Bible? I am not sure that I can hand pick just one book, but Ruth is at the top of my list of favorites. And today I am back on Candidly Christian sharing about Anna and Elsa from Frozen, and what I have been learning from Ruth and Naomi the past few months.
So this morning after church, we went to pick up my husbands car at his parent's house. Apparently over night, a few cars in the neighborhood got things stolen from them. And our car got our check book stolen from it. Not really a huge deal, but really annoying because it is my birthday, and … Continue reading Fight Like A…
What is your biggest weakness? Or maybe your greatest seeming failure, or unconfessed sin right now. Name it. I can tell you my most dreaded one. I won’t, but I will tell you that it is the weakness that is pointed out to me the most, the weakness that I have come the farthest in, and the weakness that I have the farthest to grow in. This is the weakness that brought me to a sobbing mess last week, because I couldn’t handle the weight of the burden that this had become.