Choices: What Will We Choose series, Relationship, Series

Choices (series): When Our Hearts Must Choose

+Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka I’ve spent the last few months reading through the book of Jeremiah. The thing that struck me was how many times God gave His people the choice of whether or not to forsake their idols and worship Him. As I read, I realized how many times we have choices to make. In our… Continue reading Choices (series): When Our Hearts Must Choose

Choices: What Will We Choose series, Trusting God

Choices (series): When Culture and God Collide

+Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka I’ve spent the last few months reading through the book of Jeremiah. The thing that struck me was how many times God gave His people the choice of whether or not to forsake their idols and worship Him. As I read, I realized how many times we have choices to make. In our… Continue reading Choices (series): When Culture and God Collide

Choices, Choices: What Will We Choose series, Humility, Series

Choices (series): When There Are No Easy Choices

+Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka I’ve spent the last few months reading through the book of Jeremiah. The thing that struck me was how many times God gave His people the choice of whether or not to forsake their idols and worship Him. As I read, I realized how many times we have choices to make. In our… Continue reading Choices (series): When There Are No Easy Choices

Identity, When There Are Words, Words

Words: Words of Life

  +Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka This is the final post of my five week series on the power of words. We have all been impacted by the words of another. Some words have imbued us with confidence, while others have deflated us. We are created to be communicators. So, when there are words, how do we use… Continue reading Words: Words of Life

Mothering, Series, When There Are Words

Words: The Power of Love-Giving Words

  +Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka This is part four of a five week series on the power of words. We have all been impacted by the words of another. Some words have imbued us with confidence, while others have deflated us. We are created to be communicators. So, when there are words, how do we use them well? … Continue reading Words: The Power of Love-Giving Words

Humility, Relationship, Series, When There Are Words

Words: After We Make Poor Choices

  +Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka This is part three of a five week series on the power of words. We have all been impacted by the words of another. Some words have imbued us with confidence, while others have deflated us. We are created to be communicators. So, when there are words, how do we use them well? … Continue reading Words: After We Make Poor Choices

Mothering, When There Are Words, Words

Words: What We Say About Ourselves

  +Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka This is part two of a five week series on the power of words. We have all been impacted by the words of another. Some words have imbued us with confidence, while others have deflated us. We are created to be communicators. So, when there are words, how do we use them well? … Continue reading Words: What We Say About Ourselves

Marriage, Series, When There Are Words, Words

Words: Speaking Words of Affirmation

+Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka I am beginning a five week series on the power of words. We have all been impacted by the words of another. Some words have imbued us with confidence, while others have deflated us. We are created to be communicators. So, when there are words, how do we use them well?  Let’s explore… Continue reading Words: Speaking Words of Affirmation

Faith, Fear, Forgiveness

Stuff: What We Hold In Our Hearts

+Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka This is part two of a three-part series about creating white space in our homes and our lives. You can find the first post here. ***** Last week, I shared a bit about how I repurposed my “junk/project” room into a creativity space. Purging stuff from our homes can become addictive. At least… Continue reading Stuff: What We Hold In Our Hearts

Chosen and Approved Series, Faith, God

Chosen and Approved: You Are—Your Identity in Christ

+Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka We are in part five of  the series, Chosen and Approved: Untangling Our Identities from People and Perfection. Emily Conrad, Mary Geisen, and I are still works-in-progress, learning to find our identities and value in Jesus alone. We’d love for you to join us each Tuesday through November 8th and share your journey with us.… Continue reading Chosen and Approved: You Are—Your Identity in Christ