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.

still water, Jesus take the pen, mountains
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Just Stay Still

"Just stay still." This should have been easy instruction to follow if it hadn't been for the assaulting banging and pounding of the MRI machine. The technician's voice was gentle and reassuring but I knew the noisy reality that was soon to…
bubbles, sunset, Jesus take the pen
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The Bubble Saga: Part II

If a picture says a thousand words, then here are three thousand to document the "Bubble Saga" in my left eye.   On December 14, 2017 the mysterious bubble on my left eye was at the height of its distress (read: about to burst). Four…
flowers, dandelion, Jesus take the pen
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Subject to Change

It's official. On March 31st, with a Uhaul truck and returned security deposit, I'm hitting the road again and moving home...again. Over the past eight years I have played relocation hop-scotch across the eastern United States. Long-time Pippy…
donuts, sprinkles, Jesus take the pen
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For the Love of Donuts

The donuts are different. For the first time in my life the Sunday post-sermon donut selection has changed. For the past twenty four years the church donut selection has always featured the exact same sugary delights. The "random assortment"…