Rachel Jenae

Allured to the Wilderness

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*I had the privelege of writing this for Refresh-Women. Almost 2 years ago, I was in the third and final round of interviews for a job – the one that would seal the deal. The interview started with the strangest … Continue reading

Trust

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“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6 The trust God had in mind is not blind. Choosing to … Continue reading

You’re Enough

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In January I led worship for a small women’s retreat called Refresh.  We had planned for this event for a year and six months earlier I was asked to co-lead the worship with a friend. I was excited to be … Continue reading

Give Honor

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Celebrate each season. Embrace and lean into the hard spots-they’re an opportunity. Keep walking. Keep being faithful. Keep trusting. Don’t waiver. Don’t lower your standard. Don’t give up. …. These are all things I’ve learned from this friend as she … Continue reading

2017 Year in Review

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If there was any year that feels like it marked me it was this one. This year felt like a line in the sand that I had to step over. No choice, but to let go and move forward. Things I’d … Continue reading

Come with Me

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“Come with me to the most populated prison in the world…The prison of want. You’ve seen her prisoners. they are “in want”. They want something. They want something bigger. Nicer. Faster. Thinner. They want. They don’t want much, mind you. … Continue reading

He’s Not Hiding

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In seasons where God seems to be hiding, or He seems to be withholding answers, clarity and vision, you can’t rely on what you feel. You can’t rely on what you see or don’t see. You must rely on His … Continue reading

Pick up a Shovel

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This flowerbed has been hard and dry and void of anything much over the last year, besides mint (because let’s face it, mint can grow anywhere). Then one morning while dreaming of how my little backyard could change the world, … Continue reading

Courage

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“Courage, a strong desire to live taking on the form of a readiness to die.” Author unknown —– Courage isn’t and never has looked like perfection. It often looks like the risk of failure. We learn more from failure than … Continue reading

The Process of Living

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I bought this table magazine last fall and am finally diving into it. To say that it speaks my heart’s language, would be an extreme understatement. The subtitle says it all, “The process of living from the heart”. This has … Continue reading

Single Season

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I recently had the opportunity to write for my church’s monthly magazine, Gateway Life, on a topic I reluctantly write about here on the blog – “waiting” or, being single in my 30’s. About a year and a half ago … Continue reading

2016 Year in Review

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2016 was the year of New Beginnings. The first half of the year raced by like I was climbing a steep mountain and the second half has been slower than I thought I knew how to walk. There’s a part of me … Continue reading