Family

The Expected Unexpected

Earlier this year, I was all excited about life-trellises, or rules of life. I was excited because life was finally getting manageable; I had two jobs (church and this here Pilgrimage) and they were both finally fitting into the appropriate number of activities for the appropriate number of hours and people were still being cared… Continue reading The Expected Unexpected

Workshops

Teaching the Things She Is Also Learning

If you have a copy of Favored One (which, according to my brother--who doesn't have to say this; parents might, brothers don't--five minutes ago, you really really should), you will see in the "About the Author" section in the back that it says, A writer, teacher, and spiritual caregiver at heart, Jenn loves team building,… Continue reading Teaching the Things She Is Also Learning

Classes, Workshops

Rules for People Who Don’t Like Being Boxed In (or Who Feel Like They Already Are)

Relevant photo. Just keep reading... Back in 2018 (I keep wanting to say "last year," but that is no longer correct...), a lot of fairly momentous things happened. In hindsight (which is, as they say, 2020--that's a pun, guys), Paul and I were being prepped for each of these events for a long time, but… Continue reading Rules for People Who Don’t Like Being Boxed In (or Who Feel Like They Already Are)

Church, Classes, Workshops

Life in the Vine

How do you cultivate a fruitful life? Probably not with New Year's resolutions... Who doesn't long to stop feeling overrun by the demands of schedules, jobs, relationships, wallets? Was the easy yoke and light burden Jesus promised when we come to Him just a PR pitch? Is a joyfully managed life actually possible through connection… Continue reading Life in the Vine