Wednesdays with Jillene: do you trust me?

My Ellie... Our type A, planner, organizer, have.to.know.how.everything.is.gonna.work.out little lady is having a rough go of being nine years old. Life is sure meeting her straight on with opportunities to stretch her character and grow in maturity... or not. It really is up to her and how she chooses to respond. Small interaction to show … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: do you trust me?

Wednesdays with Jillene: ground beneath my feet gives way

You've probably heard it said that you shouldn't pray for patience. There’s a common saying among Christians: “Don’t pray for God to teach you patience–you won’t like what he’ll put you through to learn it!” If we took that kind of advice we'd find MANY things for which we shouldn't pray. Good thing we're usually no … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: ground beneath my feet gives way

Wednesdays with Jillene: what a week (when you need to know Sunday’s comin’)

what a week 3 simple words that say so much and so little Punctuation changes everything. What a week... What a week! what.a.week. Inflection tells a story. (sigh. quietly.) What a week. (speaking quickly with excitement) What a week. (spoken with bitterness, almost biting the words) What a week. Body language speaks volumes. (With shoulders … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: what a week (when you need to know Sunday’s comin’)