You Still Angry About It?

by Cynthia Jennings on June 8, 2022
I was really upset. I don’t need to tell you the details because I want you to fill in the blanks yourself. I was really mad at _______ for ________. I’m not worried about you not having anything...
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The Blessing of One Question

by Cynthia Jennings on May 4, 2022
I love watching the squirrels scurry about their business. One morning I intently watched two different squirrels purposefully move about. It appeared that they didn’t care about anything...
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God Puts to Use What We Go Through

by Cynthia Jennings on April 13, 2022
My mind goes back to a discussion that took place in one of my seminary classes, the student asked the professor who was also a leader in her church: “what is your best advice on how to be a good...
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Green Light, Yellow Light, Red Light

by Cynthia Jennings on March 9, 2022
Many of you reading this blog will remember the game, Green light. Yellow light. Red light. There was someone calling out green light, yellow light, red light! The other kids were lined up in...
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The Power of Quiet

by Cynthia Jennings on February 16, 2022
What is it that gets you in a knot? Is it the laundry that piles up, although you try to stay on top of them? Is it the plethora of emails that need a response? The shower door that needs to be...
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Overcome Being Overwhelmed

by Cynthia Jennings on February 2, 2022
Phone, wallet, keys, laptop, chargers, coffee, lunch….. Does this mental list sound familiar? I don’t know if your mornings look anything like this, but as I’ve thought about the fast pace of...
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Overcoming Vain Imaginations

by Cynthia Jennings on January 19, 2022 give several definitions for the following words. Vain: baseless (having no foundation) or worthless (of no use, importance or value). Imagination: forming mental images that...
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Trust God with the Unexpected

by Cynthia Jennings on December 29, 2021
As we come to the end of a year post pandemic my mind travels back to the height of the pandemic where most of us was made to sit still. Not because we wanted to, but because we were made...
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A Matter of Integrity

by Cynthia Jennings on December 1, 2021
When you think of the word integrity what comes to mind? The Old Testament mentions the word integrity multiple times with the connation of “completeness,” “wholeness,” “soundness," or...
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Finding Courage in the Waiting

by Cynthia Jennings on November 3, 2021
We sit in a circle, some in chairs others sitting on pillows, sharing our stories with a stream of tears. At first glance, we have little in common other than the Bibles in our laps. We’re...
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by Cynthia Jennings on October 20, 2021
If you’re like me you probably have a cabinet designated to spices, including spices you probably forgot you had. Although I have a plethora of spices I cook with, one spice has been removed as a...
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Words that Breathe Life

by Cynthia Jennings on October 6, 2021
Have you ever had a time where you felt like you just couldn’t breathe? Stress weighs you down and the “to-do-list” becomes the “too-much-to-do-list.” It’s during those times when we just need a...
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When Comfort is My Enemy

by Cynthia Jennings on September 8, 2021
Certain. Predictable. Comfortable. These are all words that could be used to describe my life. Would you be okay with these being the defining terms of your life? As I sat and thought about...
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Don’t toughen up, Suit up!

by Cynthia Jennings on August 11, 2021
Have you ever been told, “you just need to toughen up!” There have been instances when I uttered those very words to myself after being unheard, misunderstood or referred to in unkind ways. In...
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The Prune

by Cynthia Jennings on July 28, 2021
As usual I’m in my favorite chair looking out the window. As I watch the green leaves on the trees sway in the wind, my mind is drawn to a few branches where the leaves are completely brown. I’m...
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