By Jessica Brodie I’m what you might refer to as a recovering tightwad. If you’re being nice, you might call me thrifty, frugal, or savings-inclined. I rarely spend money on myself unless there’s a practical or important reason. I embrace classic styles so I don’t have to buy trendy stuff year after year. And as… Continue reading Generosity Lessons from a Recovering Tightwad
Regret is such a heavy, suffocating burden to carry. We reveal who we truly are in how we respond when the stakes feel high. In those moments, our actions scream truth louder than any spoken claim or image portrayed. Will we do the hard-right thing, even if it might come with a lofty cost,… Continue reading Integrity When the Stakes Are High
God has exciting plans for each of us, and that journey begins with that first step. A step that might feel insignificant or that might require a great deal of faith, as often, we only see what is directly in front of us, not all God has planned ahead. But we can trust His leading… Continue reading Blessed Obedience –– Guest Post
Learning to depend on God’s plan, not my own, is a constant struggle, and these last few months with the pandemic have made that painfully obvious. I’ve been both completely aggravated and wildly liberated this spring and summer by the inability to plan—well, pretty much anything. And it’s teaching me a lot about what it… Continue reading Learning to Live in the Now
Is it possible this pandemic is actually a gift, sent to teach us new ways to love others and be God’s church in the world? Wholly Loves Ministries’ Jessica Brodie reflects on how now is a wonderful time to be God's people.