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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Well-Watered

The parking lot was empty, but the lawn was well-watered, thanks to an expansive irrigation system. The perfectly scheduled midst was going off each day without a hitch, ensuring great looking grass even if there was not a soul in sight. This…
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These Ticks are Ticking Me Off

Hailing from Pennsylvania, AKA “tick country,” you can bet I did my do-diligence on the Tennessee tick situation before making a move to the Volunteer state. “Come to TN,” the articles said. “We’re tick free!” they said. But…
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Lessons from Lightening Bugs

Something magical happens almost every summer night right around 8 PM... lightning bugs appear. As if on cue, the rear ends of these beloved flying creatures begin to illuminate the dimming sky at the precise moment that the sun starts…
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The Color Red

Across my FaceBook feed black boxes are appearing. Friends are posting them. Churches are posting them. Businesses are posting them. Ministries are posting them. The black boxes are in observance of #blackouttuesday, a day set aside by Black…
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The Sixth Stage of Grief

May is Lyme awareness month and as has been my practice for the past two years, I feel it is only right for me to write about Lyme before the month is over. I haven’t posted much about Lyme in recent months and I’m afraid my reason…
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The Sent Scattering

A few weeks ago I wrote a post entitled “Scattered” addressing the issue of churches closing in response to COVID-19. In that piece I referenced Jesus’ pre-crucifixion words recorded in John 16:32, "A time is coming and in fact has come…