Jen's Jesus Journey

The Walk Home

….knowing him doesn’t automatically erase the pain and the fright, the trouble and the struggle, but …knowing him makes it more than bearable, …even in the hard places there is beauty found in his presence, in his companionship. Knowing that sometimes the path seems blocked, the way seems uncertain and fraught with peril, but all those things don’t mean God isn’t still in the thick of it all with me.… Read More The Walk Home

Jen's Jesus Journey

When You Zag Instead of Zig

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

Jen's Jesus Journey

Leaving in the Broad Daylight – Action (Part Two)

Tossing my mattress was another reality check. What was I doing? “God, do you know how much mattresses cost?” I asked. I literally asked God if he’d done this fathering thing before…Talking about trust and believing God and taking a leap of faith is all good and well, but walking it out and putting your mattress into the dumpster is another thing! … Read More Leaving in the Broad Daylight – Action (Part Two)