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Jennifer Stanley

BlogGive Thanks 2020

Healing in the Family of God

Last month I went to a retreat, and the facilitator said something that has been churning in my spirit ever since. Karrie Garcia is a pastor’s kid, author, and founder of Freedom Movement and Freedom Academy. She has spent her life loving and serving in…
Jennifer Stanley
November 26, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach us to pray; Sunday & Thank you

Hello readers and friends, Jennifer here. It has been my privilege to publish the writings of our talented authors here 6 days a week since Feb ##. I think we only had one day without a post, which I appreciate because the goal of Lent…
Jennifer Stanley
April 14, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; Martha Davis 1920-2018

Martha Davis is the beloved mother and grandmother of Wil Davis and his family. Her life was marked with a quiet determination and steadfast faith. She was married to a devoted preacher, had five children, and knew how to stretch a dollar as far as…
Jennifer Stanley
April 3, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; Teresa of A’vila 1515-1582

Teresa of A'vila Spanish noblewoman who felt called to monastic life in the Catholic Church. A Carmelite nun, a prominent Spanish mystic, religious reformer, author, and theologian of the contemplative life and mental prayer. She earned the rare distinction of being declared a Doctor of…
Jennifer Stanley
March 20, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; for peace over anxiety

Pandemic. Just the word feels surreal and causes my mind to wander somewhere between a future apocalyptic sci-fi movie and a History Chanel documentary. This week has been historic, mind-blowing, and hard. It is my turn to write the prayer blog and what I wrote…
Jennifer Stanley
March 13, 2020
Lent 2020

Oops… Day 5 was delivered early!

Oops! We accidentially published day five YESTERDAY, which was a Sunday. The 40 days of Lent do not include Sundays. So, we invite you to use today to catch up on any blogs you may have missed last week and spend a little time in…
Jennifer Stanley
March 1, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray – Day 2

Luke 11:1  One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”    I planned my 7th-grade ski trip outfit very carefully. I wanted to…
Jennifer Stanley
February 26, 2020
Advent 2019

Advent 2019 Week 1: HOPE

Thank you to the Behrandt family for reading for week one. For centuries, it has been a tradition in the Christian church to use the lighting of candles within a wreath to symbolize the anticipation surrounding Jesus’ coming into the world. The wreath is made…
Jennifer Stanley
December 1, 2019
Lent

Day 38: Stations of the Cross

Day 38: Stations of the Cross Written by Jennifer Stanley The first time I participated in Stations of the Cross, I had no idea what to expect. It was sometime around 2006 (I think) and I wanted to find somewhere to worship on Good Friday.…
Jennifer Stanley
April 17, 2019
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