The Kingdom of Heaven is at Hand

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.'”

It’s Finally Here! Jennifer’s Podcast

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

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If King David Had Been A Stay At Home Mom, Psalm 1

The following is the first in a series of faux-Psalms, inspired by the elegant writing style of the Psalmists as well as the plight of the average stay at home mom. … Continue reading If King David Had Been A Stay At Home Mom, Psalm 1

Jennifer Grassman

Joy With A Backdrop Of Sorrow

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

A misty forest road. Photo by Mirko Delcaldo.

What A 3,000 Year Old Poem Has To Say About Trump, Clinton, & Modern Politics

As I read through the Pslams with the girls, I am often struck by how relevant they are to our modern political and cultural plight. This of course should not … Continue reading What A 3,000 Year Old Poem Has To Say About Trump, Clinton, & Modern Politics

Bible Reading With The Kids | Psalm 74: “Jesus Makes Purple Rainbows”

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:

Psalm 23: The Reading Aloud Mom Version

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

How Target & The Left Abandoned Abuse Victims & PTSD Sufferers

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

Caring For Baby Gwynevere with Texas Children’s Hospital

I’ve talked about this quite a bit on my Facebook page, but the last five weeks have been such a whirlwind that I haven’t sat down and tried to write … Continue reading Caring For Baby Gwynevere with Texas Children’s Hospital