Many of us understand what bondage feels like. We feel like chains may be wrapped around multiple times constricting us with each action we make. I, personally, want to break free from the chains, and to live a life filled with God’s grace.
Our battlegrounds may be different but the thing we have in common is the weighty feeling of being held hostage within our own chains.
Do you think about how you will ever get away from
My Grace Story part 2
Years had gone by since those first memories had flooded my mind. My life now had a rhythm, an order that was humming along. Kevin and I were now married, had 2 beautiful daughters, and were involved in an exciting ministry to high school students. Life was great!
There had been moments of thinking about the past, but I felt that me and God were working on it. Moreover, Kevin and I spent many hours wading through the feelings of shame and fear
Michigan has finally received the Artic blast of cold air and beautiful snow that winter's in this part of the country are used to. Growing up in Southern California has definitely skewed my idea of cold. Even though we have lived in Michigan for more than six years I still am surprised by people jogging or riding a bicycle when the temperature is less than 20 degrees.
Elementary children don snow pants, boots, scarves, mittens, hats and
Everywhere I looked this morning there was white. White streets, walkways, and driveways. Trees glistening under their clouds of snow and houses topped off with a dollop of the falling flakes. White, white, white, white, white. There was a theme and God spoke to me in the midst of it. "Jann, this is how I see you".
For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more Hebrews 8:12
Years ago when I was in middle school I longed for love. Not the average everyday middle school crushes but love. I was searching for it, desperately seeking for what seemed to missing. This search resulted in a variety of troubled situations that I found myself in.The song lyrics are flooding my brain, "Looking for love in all the wrong places".
As I searched for this evasive love in relationships, activities and drinking I found