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…

Waiting is Hard

Waiting is Hard

Waiting is hard. Sometimes, waiting on God is incredibly hard. Waiting can feel like a giant roller coaster of faith—some days it’s exciting, some days it’s terrifying, and others you want to get off the ride.  Over the past few months, I’ve seen friends move out of the waiting season and into receiving their promises. Mind you,…

Our Perspective Matters

Our Perspective Matters

In life perspective is key. I can attest to being in situations in life that I truly did not know my way out of. Long story short, I recently relocated to Montreal Quebec and found myself without employment or stable housing. If I solely looked at the physical, I would have already given up due…

Frazzled by Life

Frazzled by Life

When was the last time you felt frazzled? That’s where I’m at right now. I have a decent amount of things I should be doing, but one thing went wrong and it left me feeling frazzled. Which eats up my brainpower and keeps me from focusing on anything else. Have you ever been there? Truth…