TOTAL CHRISTIAN LIFE MINISTRY

Your Story is a Treasure

by Cynthia Jennings on March 3, 2021
As a child most of us remember stories beginning with “once upon a time.” Everybody loves a good story, but not everybody loves their own story. We have mistakes piled high like weeks old laundry....
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The Weight of Irritability

by Cynthia Jennings on January 13, 2021
If you’re like me at times you get irritated. In one of my irritated moments, I asked myself does God get irritated with me being irritated? I began to think when irritability happens it’s usually...
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Get Out The Way

by Cynthia Jennings on January 6, 2021
I got a text out of the blue, “can I call you now!” Although I was in the middle of something, I accepted the call. This sister was in tears over her adult children. She spent enormous amounts of...
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The Gift of Aloneness

by Cynthia Jennings on December 30, 2020
I tried getting your attention, but you were so engrossed in your phone that you didn’t hear me. I tried getting your attention, but you were so enamored with likes on social media. I tried...
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When You Feel Like Giving Up

by Cynthia Jennings on December 9, 2020
There have been times in my life when I quit too soon. I’ve quit when what I really needed to do was to press on and press through. There have been times when I’ve gotten emotionally tired of the...
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Wing Women

by Cynthia Jennings on October 28, 2020
The term wingman is usually used in the slang referring to a man/woman who helps, protects, or guides a friend or associate; or a man/woman who helps a friend with romantic relationships,...
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Boundaries Are A Blessing

by Cynthia Jennings on October 21, 2020
Have you ever found yourself having an out-of-control reaction in response to someone else out-of-control actions? Whew!!!! Been there. Afterwards I reflected and asked myself why in the world...
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T.H.I.N.K.

by Cynthia Jennings on September 20, 2020
I was flipping through the TV one day and I saw a rodeo show. I got ready to change the channel but it was at the point where the cowboy was preparing to lasso the calf. As the calf burst out of...
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Learning to Persevere

by Cynthia Jennings on September 2, 2020
According to dictionary.com perseverance is a steady persistence in a course of action; a purpose, a state; especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles or discouragement. Perseverance is...
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Finding Blessings in God’s Delay

by Cynthia Jennings on August 12, 2020
At some point in our lives we have sat in a hospital waiting room while a loved one had surgery, delivered a baby or waited on some type of testing result? During this time there are many ways we...
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Hormonal Sucker Punch

by Cynthia Jennings on July 15, 2020
Ding! Ding! The bell sounds, each opponent leaves their corner. Pop pop pop…. I fall against the ropes. Dazed….10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2. I shake my head and yell “I’m not knocked out!” I’m...
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Stability Snapped

by Cynthia Jennings on June 24, 2020
There’s a huge tree I can see from my office window. On this particular day it’s partly sunny but extremely windy. I observe leaves blowing as well as huge limbs that are bowing to the point, they...
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What Makes You Fall Apart is What Gives You the Greatest Strength

by Cynthia Jennings on June 10, 2020
Trauma has a way of making us lose hope. The pain and devastation of the trauma will have us (has had me) doubt God’s power or if He could ever bring new life to something so broken. I know this...
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No Matter

by Cynthia Jennings on May 27, 2020
No matter what I’ve gone through. No matter how many times I’ve missed the mark. No matter the struggles in an area where my head faith overrides my heart faith. No matter…….God still loves...
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God Isn’t Surprised

by Cynthia Jennings on May 13, 2020
The coronavirus didn’t sneak up on God. He is not surprised or startled by it, just like he was not surprised or startled by any plague, pandemic, war, or atrocity in the past. This blog is not...
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