Jen's Jesus Journey, Poetry

My Best Friend

When no one saw the tears I cried, God’s hand wiped the tears dry.   When no arms reached out to hold, God’s arms were tight to enfold.   When loyal friends could not be hailed, God’s promise to remain never failed.   God’s shoulders have felt my tears, And God’s ears have known my… Read More My Best Friend

Jen's Jesus Journey


When I praise God it takes my eyes off of my situation and places them on the majesty, beauty and supremacy of an omnipotent God… sometimes I need to position myself in a different way before him. I see the mountains in Albuquerque every day, but when I change my position and my proximity to the mountains, I am reminded of their magnitude… praise can position our hearts to place Father God into the foreground of our thoughts and our considerations.… Read More Praise

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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

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)