Miracle @ 7000 Feet

DISCLAIMER: I would like to remind the reader that this blog is called, “Jesus in Everyday Life.” It’s dedicated to the simple, life experiences of an ordinary person who sees how Jesus is intimately engaged in extraordinary ways in her everyday life. The Cashew Catastrophe Sometimes it takes a nightmare to ask for a miracle. …

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The Average Blessing

There once was a girl named Julie. She lived in the town of Average. Average was a typical town complete with the basics. It had an OK place to eat called, “Your Average Diner,” a newspaper called, “The Average Gazette,” “Average Joe’s Barber Shop,” “Your Average Bear” Preschool, “Fair to Midland Real- Estate,” “The Law …

What Do You Think?

Recently, I watched a documentary about the plasticity of the brain. Researchers used to think that after a certain age, the human brain would stop growing and what you got up to that point was all you would ever have. Now, instead of thinking that our brains are immutable machines, they are finding that through …

It’s All Good

This first part is based on real events. Last night, I specifically prayed that people would buy my book online entitled, “just hold on: finding hope in the face of suicide.”  (justholdonbook.com) This morning I woke up to an email supposedly from Square (my online store that sells my book) saying that there had been …

Forget Me Not

Princess Christiana simply loved her life. Every day she chased butterflies and dreamed of her future as royalty. She was the daughter of the King. On one occasion, when she was thirteen years old, she wandered outside the boundaries that her Father and Mother had set for her. These boundaries were parameters set up for …

The Only One Who Can

 It’s what many children in America say on Christmas Day. Naturally, a toy gets broken and little Lisa and Billy are coming to Mom and Dad to fix it. When we were children, we knew enough to go to an adult to see if a thing could be fixed. As adults, we try to fix …

I Will Be Content

One thing I have found to be true in my journey with Jesus is that contentment is a huge part of my mental wholeness. Contentment is a big word and covers a wide range of subjects, I know, and I’m certainly not an expert on the subject. My lack of expertise notwithstanding, here are some …