God is Always Good

God is Always Good

God is always good – Amen? Are y’all familiar with the story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego? Their story is found in the book of Daniel. All four of them, Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego were young Israelite guys that had been captured by King Nebuchadnezzar and toted off to Babylon. Through a series of…

How to Renew Your Strength When You Feel Zapped

How to Renew Your Strength When You Feel Zapped

It is hard being a mom and wife with a chronic illness. At times we all just want to crawl into bed and not be bothered or want some miracle fix to zap the pain away. 5 Ways to Renew Your Strength I’ve found help through the struggles and storms. When life is raging, God…

Not-So-Super Woman

Not-So-Super Woman

You might already know that my name is spelled a little differently. The most common spelling is J-a-m-i-e, while mine is spelled J-a-i-m-e (I’ve been known to be confused with a Hispanic male by people I correspond with in writing only!). What you probably don’t know is that my mother chose to spell my name…

“Saul-to-Paul”

“Saul-to-Paul”

A young man, I’ll call him Steve, was recently told that he’d occasionally be teaching a young adult class at church in the next few months. Steve was talking to me about this, and something was bothering him. A friend of his at church told him they weren’t sure he’d be able to relate to…

God’s Plans are Better

God’s Plans are Better

For the past few weeks, I’ve felt this frenetic pull within me. It’s this desire to do more than I currently am doing. I feel this need to propel myself into a new season by my own willpower, but that goes directly against submitting and surrendering to God and His plans.  Lately, I’ve been getting…

Searching for Scriptures

Searching for Scriptures

I’ve always admired people who have a ton of Scripture memorized, but that’s not me. Try as I might, I just can’t seem to get it. It is what it is. I’ve never been very good at memorizing things, but after seven years of migraines, my memory is definitely shot. My mom has memorized entire…