Jen’s Gem: Be Faithful in the Little Things
Lately I have been thinking a lot about trust. Trust in others. Trust in myself. Trust in God. This one-syllable word holds a boatload of meaning. When it’s present, things go smoothly. Its absence wreaks havoc.
We exercise our trust muscles everyday. For example, as you drive to work, you trust people will obey the rules of the road. When you order something online, you trust that it will arrive when they say it will. When you tell your best friend a secret, you trust that they will keep it to themselves.
But what happens if you are a new driver, or you’ve never ordered online, or you are just getting to know someone? The level of trust goes way down, yes?
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Jen’s Gem: Speak Victory Over Your Life
The one thing that always got me in trouble as a kid was my fresh mouth. Considering how shy I was, this is a bit surprising. However, if I was in my room, you can bet your bottom dollar it was because I was talking back. My parent’s typical response to my “sass mouthing” was to ask me one simple question:
“Who do you think you’re talking to?”
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Jen’s Gem: What a Friend We Have in Jesus
This morning as I was writing my blog post, I found myself stumbling. I couldn’t find a way to bridge the two concepts that were on my mind. Perhaps it was due to a late start as I overslept today. Perhaps it was simply because it wasn’t the right message for the day. I’ve learned not to force my writing or a message when it’s just not there. Read more ›