Calling, Fear, Trusting God, When Fear Tests Our Faith series

Fear (Series): When Life Changes Course

@JeanneTakenaka +Jeanne Takenaka Have you ever read a passage in the bible—one you’ve read many times before—and God just speaks to you?  I don’t know how many times I’ve read about Saul’s and David’s lives over the years. But this time? The Lord showed me many things I never considered before. I noticed how differently Saul… Continue reading Fear (Series): When Life Changes Course

Choosing Gratitude series, Gratitude

Choosing Gratitude (series): Themes of Gratitude

@JeanneTakenaka +Jeanne Takenaka Over the past five weeks, I have been challenged by, encouraged by, and uplifted by my five blogging friends who shared their thoughts on gratitude. Lisa Jordan, Meghan Weyerbacher, Michele Morin, Lesley Crawford, and Marie Gregg . . . thank you from the bottom of my heart for sharing your words at my… Continue reading Choosing Gratitude (series): Themes of Gratitude

Choosing Gratitude series, Gratitude, Guest Posts, Perspective

Choosing Gratitude (series): The Beauty in Aging

@JeanneTakenaka +Jeanne Takenaka When I come to November in a year, something happens in my spirit. I’m ready to cozy down into warm sweaters and soft blankets. I love scented candles burning and soups simmering on the stovetop. It’s a time to slow  down and reflect over the year. When my spirit is in a good… Continue reading Choosing Gratitude (series): The Beauty in Aging

Choosing Gratitude series, Gratitude, Guest Posts

Choosing Gratitude (series): A List of Blessings

@JeanneTakenaka +Jeanne Takenaka When I come to November in a year, something happens in my spirit. I’m ready to cozy down into warm sweaters and soft blankets. I love scented candles burning and soups simmering on the stovetop. It’s a time to slow  down and reflect over the year. When my spirit is in a good… Continue reading Choosing Gratitude (series): A List of Blessings

Choosing Gratitude series, Gratitude, Guest Posts

Choosing Gratitude (series):Enduring Gratitude—A Gift For All Seasons

@JeanneTakenaka +Jeanne Takenaka When I come to November in a year, something happens in my spirit. I’m ready to cozy down into warm sweaters and soft blankets. I love scented candles burning and soups simmering on the stovetop. It’s a time to slow  down and reflect over the year. When my spirit is in a good… Continue reading Choosing Gratitude (series):Enduring Gratitude—A Gift For All Seasons

Choosing Gratitude series, Gratitude, Guest Posts

Choosing Gratitude (series): The Domino Effect of Practicing Gratitude

@JeanneTakenaka +Jeanne Takenaka When I come to November in a year, something happens in my spirit. I’m ready to cozy down into warm sweaters and soft blankets. I love scented candles burning and soups simmering on the stovetop. It’s a time to slow  down and reflect over the year. When my spirit is in a good… Continue reading Choosing Gratitude (series): The Domino Effect of Practicing Gratitude

Faith, Revelation Series

Revelation (series)—See: Who Sees Us?

@JeanneTakenaka +Jeanne Takenaka I didn’t set out to write a series based on Revelation 2-3. As I began reading the book of Revelation during my quiet times, I wanted to find truths written to the churches that apply for my life. What came from that desire to find one thing in each letter . . .… Continue reading Revelation (series)—See: Who Sees Us?

Faith, Revelation Series, Trusting God

Revelation (Series): Compromise—Answering God’s Prompting

@JeanneTakenaka +Jeanne Takenaka I didn’t set out to write a series based on Revelation 2-3. As I began reading the book of Revelation during my quiet times, I wanted to find truths written to the churches that apply for my life. What came from that desire to find one thing in each letter . . .… Continue reading Revelation (Series): Compromise—Answering God’s Prompting

Perspective, Revelation Series, Suffering

Revelation (series): Suffering—What’s Your Perspective?

@JeanneTakenaka +Jeanne Takenaka I didn’t set out to write a series based on Revelation 2-3. As I began reading the book of Revelation during my quiet times, I wanted to find truths written to the churches that apply for my life. What came from that desire to find one thing in each letter . . .… Continue reading Revelation (series): Suffering—What’s Your Perspective?

Love, Revelation Series

Revelation (series) Love—Who Do You Love Most?

@JeanneTakenaka +Jeanne Takenaka I didn’t set out to write a series based on Revelation 2-3. As I began reading the book of Revelation during my quiet times, I wanted to find truths written to the churches that apply for my life. What came from that desire to find one thing in each letter . . .… Continue reading Revelation (series) Love—Who Do You Love Most?