Wednesday’s with Jillene: when you’re not the 1 but 1 of the 99

We all need to know: even if I was the 1 that went astray that God would leave the 99 to rescue me. If you haven't noticed, I really like how Jesus taught in parables. Somehow the use of metaphor makes truth so powerfully tangible. Luke chapter 15 brings a powerful message we need to … Continue reading Wednesday’s with Jillene: when you’re not the 1 but 1 of the 99

Wednesdays with Jillene: living by your priorities or opportunities?

Are you living by your priorities or opportunities? (This seems to be one of those times when the best place to start is the hard part no one really wants to face, me included.) How many times a month, week, day do you say things like: "I meant to be there... but something came up." "I … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: living by your priorities or opportunities?

Wednesdays with Jillene: these aren’t my aisles any longer…

It's okay if this story has you laugh at me. Lily laughed when it happened. Well... actually first she stood behind me, likely with an incredulous look on her face, and quizzically asked, "Uh... Mom... What are you doing?" Truth be told, you'd think she would be used to me taking pictures of things that … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: these aren’t my aisles any longer…