Journaling with Jesus

Welcome to Jesus take the pen where the pen of life is released to Jesus Christ, one journal entry at a time.

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The "Good Stuff"

Mark 2:8 is what I call an “on the way to” text. What is an “on the way to” text, you ask? An “on the way to” text is one of the many Bible passages that often gets skimmed over on the way to the “good stuff” (ie: the miracle,…
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Let Freedom Ring

The coronavirus crisis has been eye-opening to many people in many different ways. Some have become more aware of the dirt in their home and been compelled to do more deep cleaning. Still others have been awoken to their great dependence…
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Fear Not

“You should be afraid.” My neighbor’s words took me aback and I didn’t know quite how to respond. I was just being lighthearted, trying to infuse the coronavirus pandemic with a little “social distancing” humor. Apparently,…
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God is on the Move

“We live in uncertain times.” If the year 2020 had a mantra, that line would be it. With this new decade has come a fresh awareness of the reality that, seemingly overnight, life as we know it can be turned into life as we never imagined…
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Wash Your Hands... And Your Heart

While the whole globe is in hysterics, I just keep wondering, do we really need this many reminders to wash our hands? Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about the coronavirus. If you didn’t find out about it on…
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Nothing But the Truth

It’s been a long time since I’ve picked up a pen (or put my fingers on a computer’s keyboard) to write about life with a chronic illness. But my silence has not been on account of absence. My silence has been on account of fear. Since…