Jen’s Gem: Your words have power!
For the past several weeks, I’ve been studying the Old Testament, learning about the people and the themes of each of the books. Proverbs, for example, written by King Solomon, is also known as the Book of Common Sense. When I hear people saying that life doesn’t come with an instruction manual, I immediately want to tell them to read this powerful book. It has an answer for every question or challenge you may be facing. Read more ›
Jen’s Gem: Every day is an opportunity to learn.
Yesterday, like many people in my neighborhood, I began my spring lawn cleanup. Motivated by the gorgeous weather and an uncanny good night’s sleep, I raced to my shed for my trusty gloves and rake. I had two bags of mulch left over from last year so I began by spreading it in my flower beds.
Spoiler alert: two bags of mulch doesn’t go very far. Read more ›
Jen’s Gem: Look to the Future and Leave Regret Behind
Today is Palm Sunday. The day Jesus rode through Jerusalem on a donkey to his eventual crucifixion. Hoards of people cheered for Him and proclaimed Him as the Son of God, only to completely betray Him days later. His friends abandoned Him despite spending years by His side. One even denied he ever knew Him.
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