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10 Reasons to Journal

Are you keeping a journal or diary during the coronavirus pandemic? You may be sharing your thoughts on social media, texting with friends, or talking out your feelings in online groups, but if you’re not keeping a structured journal, consider starting one. Here are 10 reasons to journal during the coronavirus pandemic (or any time): [...]

By |2020-04-16T09:46:23-04:00April 16th, 2020|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

How to Find Joy Every Day

Finding Joy in the Morning: You can make it through the night is a book about how to find joy every morning, even after life’s darkest nights. The book includes more than 40 simple things you can do every day to feel joy. Below is an excerpt featuring two things you can do right now [...]

Funny, Tender, Thought-Provoking Quotes about Mothers and Motherhood

“Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met.” - Marguerite Duras “There's no bitch on earth like a mother frightened for her kids.” - Stephen King “My mother's menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.” - Buddy Hackett “Kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s [...]

By |2020-02-18T09:05:07-05:00February 14th, 2020|Inspiration|0 Comments

Why Should We Pray for Others?

Recently I was ranting to a friend about someone who annoys me. I explained that I can’t remove this person from my life; I just need to learn how to manage my frustration. My friend said, “You need to pray for this person.” What? I don’t even like this person. But I knew immediately my [...]

By |2020-02-18T08:53:13-05:00February 12th, 2020|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

An interview with Melissa Henderson

Tell us about your book: Licky the Lizard is a story sharing how we don’t need to be afraid of lizards because God created us and God created the lizards. What inspired you to write your book? My own fear of lizards inspired me to write this story. I wanted our grandson, who is now [...]

Treat Your Marriage Like a Child

I don’t claim to be a marriage or relationship expert. In fact, I’ve probably done more things wrong than right in that department over the years, but I’ve figured out what works for Jerry and me, and it’s this: We treat our marriage like it’s a child. To be clear: We don’t treat each other [...]

By |2019-05-01T09:37:29-04:00May 1st, 2019|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

Our Journey Home

Life is about coming home. In our life on this Earth, we go out, we travel, we do interesting, exciting things—and sometimes boring, unexciting things—and then we come home. It is in our nature to look forward to coming home. Something my husband and I say almost every time we take a trip is how [...]

By |2019-03-31T14:49:04-04:00March 31st, 2019|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

Why We Work and Rest

We are made in God’s image. We are made in the image of God—the same God who: Creates Loves Forgives Cares Guides Works Rests What? Yes, God works. He created the heavens and earth. He created all the creatures. Once His initial work of creation was done, He rested and then went back to work. [...]

By |2019-12-30T11:26:35-05:00February 26th, 2019|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments