TOTAL CHRISTIAN LIFE MINISTRY

Breaking Down That Wall

by Cynthia Jennings on October 13, 2021
I was reflecting on how years ago, although I had a strong community of close friendships and was surrounded by women who cared about me, I didn’t really let them get too close. I built a wall...
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Are You Tired of Trying to Fix It?

by Cynthia Jennings on September 29, 2021
I’ve often watched the show “Intervention.” As I was watching some time ago, I saw how family members reluctantly attended their first family member addiction recovery support group. Family...
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The Beauty of Your Assignment

by Cynthia Jennings on September 15, 2021
I was reading an article and it talked about many women who had and are making a difference in the world. Women who have broken the “glass ceiling” in medicine, education, nonprofit, sports, as...
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Who’s in Control!?

by Cynthia Jennings on August 18, 2021
If asked if I’m picky, I’ll say no. I think I’m flexible and open-minded, and I hope most people find that I’m easy and pleasant to be around. But if you ask me if I’m particular, well that’s a...
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Remembering God in the Good Times

by Cynthia Jennings on June 23, 2021
A couple of weeks ago I was driving in my car listening to one of my playlists, and one of my favorite songs came on…” Good times” by The Jacksons. I’ve listened to this song soo many times, but...
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Counting Provisions, Not Problems

by Cynthia Jennings on May 26, 2021
My only high school job was at a tuxedo shop. It was fun watching people come in to pick out a tux for their special event, but much to my surprise what was the least favorite of the other staff...
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Can You Trust God with Your “Why?” Moments

by Cynthia Jennings on May 12, 2021
Recently, I sat in early morning silence attempting to read God’s Word, but the word “why” kept running through my brain. Before I knew it, I was in a joy-stealing loop: Asking, Lord why so much...
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Power Source

by Cynthia Jennings on April 14, 2021
As beautiful as lakes are, they are shallow and over years they fill up with earthly matter and mire. The accumulation of the earthly matter and mire eventually causes decaying vegetation at the...
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Ignoring God

by Cynthia Jennings on March 31, 2021
Most of us dislike being ignored, in fact some of us get upset when we feel like we’re being ignored. We become frustrated when our concerns are disregarded, especially by loved ones. Yet this is...
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Choosing Honor When You Feel Dishonored

by Cynthia Jennings on March 10, 2021
Have you ever had a situation in your life where you felt dishonored? How did you respond? Did you allow your flesh to have first crack at responding? I have been there and I had allowed my flesh...
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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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