Rachel Jenae

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

You are Powerful Beyond Measure

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I’m not sure I’ll ever be able to fully summarize all that happened in my short two weeks out to Redding, CA.  I attended Bethel’s WorshipU school and God did and spoke so much in those days, but even beyond … Continue reading

Travel: Redding, CA

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In July I went out to Redding, California for two weeks this summer to attend Bethel’s WorshipU school. It was an incredible two weeks filled with worship, great teaching, so much stirred up in my heart creatively, new friends, and … Continue reading

Ships in Harbor

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“Ships are safe in the harbor, but that’s not what ships were built for.” -Grace Hopper —– Safety was never the aim. Sure, the shore is much safer than raging seas, but void of purpose and calling. Shores and docks … 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

The Legacy of a Grandfather

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I am one of 13 grandkids, followed by 25 great grandkids so far… I’m fully convinced I was the favorite, but I’m pretty sure every grandchild felt the same. I’m fully convinced my grandparents have been one of the greatest … Continue reading

Jackpot

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When tilling and planting and weeding and pruning and fertilizing finally come full circle and you get a glimpse that it will all be worth it! —– Remember that herb garden I was so excited about? Well little did I … Continue reading

Grace Upon Grace

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“Learn the unforced rhythms of grace…” Grace has never made sense and I doubt it ever will. This unmerited favor poured out on our lives in ways we never could have imagined. As we go from glory to glory, it’s … Continue reading

Oh Mother

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She’s a million cackle laughs and April fools tricks, but I wouldn’t trade her for the world. She always walks with such grace and favor and those who know her, love her. Her house is always open and ready to … 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