Happy New Year! As we begin 2019 I’ve seen a lot of people on social media making New Years Resolutions to read the Bible more. While a fabulous goal, I … Continue reading How To Read The Bible
Yesterday my children and I were reading the Bible while they played in the bathtub. We came to the verse in Matthew 4:17, where it says, “From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, ‘Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.'”
For probably a year I’ve been planning and hoping to start a podcast. Limited time and tech knowledge delayed me, but I’ve finally managed to figure it out (thank you … Continue reading It’s Finally Here! Jennifer’s Podcast
My mom knew that my dad was a pervert with a violent temper who never apologized for anything. She thought that if she submitted to him and was a good … Continue reading 2 Lies that Enable Abuse in the Church
In anticipation of Christmas, this past Sunday our pastor preached from Luke 1. It’s the chapter where an angel appears to Zechariah the priest and prophesies the birth of John … Continue reading To Turn the Hearts of the Fathers
Here are a few tips from my toddler on how to cope with tiredness: 1. Take off all your clothes, put on your Sunday dress shoes, stand on a chair, and … Continue reading Tips For Handling Exhaustion From A 2 Year Old
I’m about to be super transparent. I don’t know why I feel the need to put that disclaimer at the beginning of this post, but there it is. The following isn’t … Continue reading Joy With A Backdrop Of Sorrow
I was about 11 years old when I realized that my dad didn’t love me. I remember praying and telling God, “You need to be my Father. You need to … Continue reading Father’s Day For The Fatherless: Let This Bring You JOY!
Dear Dad I Never Had, As you know, we have never met. It’s not because I didn’t have a dad. I did. I had a biological father, but he didn’t … Continue reading Dear Dad I Never Had: I Miss You. I Love You. Happy Father’s Day.
Any time I read the Bible to the girls, I paraphrase using words they’ll understand. My 3 year old interjects her own interesting ideas, which often reveal how she as a toddler comprehends the Bible. Here’s a transcript of the adorable hilarity that went down this afternoon:
This is how Psalm 23 goes when you’re reading to a 3 year old, a 1 year old, and a 3 month old: The Lord is my Shepherd, I … Continue reading Psalm 23: The Reading Aloud Mom Version
Unless you live in a very deep dark cave in Antarctica, you’ve heard about the controversial stance Target has taken in permitting anyone to use any bathroom they choose. They … Continue reading How Target & The Left Abandoned Abuse Victims & PTSD Sufferers