Before belonging to a church, I was fearful of being judged by their members. What would they think, and how would they treat me if they knew my story? If they knew my sins. Would they still smile as I walked in on Sunday and welcome me? Would they always pray over me and for [...]
All the parts that make up Jess, that make me me, don't fall to the wayside because I talk about God, how Jesus saved me or how the Holy Spirit flows through me – it highlights them. Growing up, I had the nickname Salt because I was blonde, and my cousin, a brunette, had the nickname Pepper. Imagine my heart swelling the first time I read Matthew 5:13-16 and understood what Salt & Light encompassed, that Salt means to "deliberately seek to influence the people in one's life by showing them the unconditional love of Christ through good deeds." This promise was spoken over my life without even realizing it. Why would I ever choose to deny that blessing?
This post is dedicated to Allie who sent me this text, I'm sure she will love taking the credit for my diarrhea of the mouth, for your reading pleasure. Patience tested √ Give a damn busted √ Over ev.er.y.thing and e.v.e.r.y.one! √ Job sucks √ Money sucks √ People suck √ Trapped in life √ [...]
After a day of feeling like my blog only existed to rid me of stress - I was informed I won a blogging award called the Liebster Award - which is an award from bloggers to bloggers - which I like! Having received this from Stef over at Momspirational, it is necessary to let anyone know that [...]
Glancing at the clock on the computer I see it is 12:30 – holy crap, the kids will be out of school at 1:45 today – its Wednesday and early release – and I haven’t cleaned the house. Setting the computer down on the floor in front of me, I jump up in a mad [...]