Just Jesus

You Don’t Listen…

I confess, I left last Thursday to attend a conference, certain I would learn little. I am pretty good at this gig, I assured myself.  I just signed with Harvest House, I have a growing Facebook community, whom I adore, and I LOVE to blog. And I went into blogging kicking and screaming. Alas, it has been an outstanding blessing.  Stuff I said I would never do, stuff I said was cliché and silly – somehow made me who God …

cliff I tumble
Just Jesus

The Cliff from Whence I Tumble… Don’t Follow Me

Yesterday was stressful, like cliff diving. You know, I could delete that, pretty much in my world that goes without saying.  For now, I will leave it. There is one aspect of my life where it would seem only other writers would glean from my current stressor but, at 1:00 am I realized that I could write about it – and teach and learn from it. So, if you have been here before, you know my husband and eldest son, …

i love bad words
Just Jesus

I love bad words…

  A little person came to me to report that another little person had said the “A” word. I marched upstairs. “Why would you say the ‘A’ word?” I griped. The little person was already in tears. “I’m sorry,” she sniffled. “I was so frustrated with him, and it just flew out of my mouth.” She burst into tears.   “Well,” I sat to console and hug her, “good things need to come out of your mouth. Do you understand?” …

the blessing is worth the risk /...
Just Jesus

Fear Factors…

When this posts, I will be headed to the airport. Again. If you have read this blog before you may have heard this once or twice, I am afraid of flying. Not dying, flying. More specifically, heights, being trapped in a small space, and turbulence. I don’t like roller coasters, and I certainly don’t want to be on a roller coaster at 30,000 feet where I can’t see what is coming. But one year ago this month I got on …