The greatest view I ever knew Was a thousand different places A thousand different times. Snapshots of awe frozen in my mind. When the beauty of land and sky Would touch the heart of my carnal eye. The emotions stirred within my soul Are harbored now for my heart to extol. There was… Read More Pictures of the Heart by Jenne Brown
In so many ways I feel like a brand-new Christian, and I want so much to share my joy and excitement with my family. But it hasn’t worked out. And then my heart hurts. So, I pray for all of us. … Read More Divided Christianity – Divided Family
Ugh, there are so many things that I hate about this single life; Yet there is so much that I enjoy. I hate that I feel like I need a man here at night just to make me feel safe. I hate that I feel like I need him here to get some real sleep. I… Read More Why I Hate Being Single, Yet Really Love It!
One day God …. [told] me he was going to ask me to step off of the path… Okay, Okay, … but the moment it came to take the action … My flesh REVOLTED! …I stood on the edge of a worn gravel path, spirit willing, flesh stiff with resistance. It sounded so simple – step off of the path, sure, okay Lord, I’m ready, then he said, NOW and all of me freaked out and went rigid. … Read More When You Zag Instead of Zig
Peace will never be mine, Until I truly leave the past behind. For God made the day to end the night. He caused the darkness to bow to the light, The fight really is OURS to win, But first it requires our decision to begin. Loss is not meant to prevail. Success through God helps… Read More Moving On by Jenne Brown
Have you noticed that the familiarity of your discomfort is easier to stay in than to step out into the change that God has called you to?… Read More Leaving the Comfort of My Dysfunctional Life
Loving yourself seems to be a taboo subject in some Christian circles. I understand because when I first learned of the notion to love myself, I kind of scoffed, like, that isn’t godly. It’s because my eyes weren’t opened to the truth of it. All I could see was narcissistic love, being a lover of… Read More Is Loving Myself Selfish?
A vow to God is a commitment we will not break,
A standard of tenacity we refuse to forsake,
A promise of love we decide to make,
Because we long to live for His Name’s sake.… Read More A Call to Service by Jenne Brown
Single Mama, I know it doesn’t seem fair and it can get lonely but I want you to know that you are not alone! 5:45 a.m. My alarm goes off, I need to get up because this is my only quiet time with God. Drag my feet into my office (on a good day when I don’t press “snooze” instead) open up my Bible and journal some prayers.
I grew up as a Christian hating the symbol of the cross as an expression of the Christian faith…over the years it evolved into a symbol I truly despised. … Read More The Symbol of the Cross