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BY JESS BROWN

I’ve been thinking a lot about how stuck I still feel in the writing process despite the fact that I started consistently blogging in 2013. I don’t know if shame is necessarily the right word but I feel frustrated that I’m not further along. Writing has always been there for me to process difficult emotions […]

Beginning, Mental Health

You can do it again 

One of the hardest things I’ve faced in my healing journey is feeling like I have slowed down. There are days when I really want to keep pushing forward because I’m motivated to be more creative or there is a huge list of things I want to achieve and either I feel like I can’t […]

Beginning, Faith, Mental Health

Read this if you are moving slowly

Psalm 46:5 NIV 5 God is within her, she will not fall;    God will help her at break of day. When I saw an article trending about a formerly cancelled Netflix show being brought back by fans petitioning I was curious to see what this show was. Warrior Nun was not on my watch list but I was out […]

Beginning, Bible, Faith

Warrior Nun: Season 1 Episode 1: “Psalm 46:5”

A few years ago I had a series of nightmares that all seemed to relate to the idea of being unable to speak. One of them involved me going through my every day life running errands, but when I went to talk to other people I realized I couldn’t. Before long I couldn’t breathe and […]

Beginning, Bible, Community, Dream, Faith, Jesus

Silenced or Stuck?

A long time ago I made a note in my phone about Russian nesting dolls. It was something in the moment that I related to and as most things go – I forgot about it. But I looked back on that thought this weekend and felt inspired again. If you know anything about me – […]

Beginning, Faith

There’s a new you coming