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BY JESS BROWN

A few months ago I saw this quote on the internet and wrote it down: “Fill your cup the same way you pour”. I don’t know about you but I spent a lot of my life pouring and less time filling my cup. I wanted to feel validation at school or work so I pushed […]

Community, Faith, Jesus

The Way You Pour

You will find it. What do you mean it? I mean whatever your heart or mind immediately filled in when you read this title. Ha! For me, something that I have feared for most of my life (yes even childhood) was that I would never find love and get married. I think being exposed to […]

Faith, Jesus, Mental Health

You will find it

I published a podcast similar to this topic a while ago: here. But this is something that can come up at times for me still to this day. The desire to be fully healed according to my standards of healing so I don’t have to feel embarrassed that I’m still not over “it”. Have you […]

Beginning, Faith, Jesus, Mental Health

Be gentle with your healing

Proverbs 31:25 NIV She is clothed with strength and dignity;    she can laugh at the days to come. The overarching theme in the second episode seems to be the struggle for power. Mary is committed to finding out why Shannon the previous “halo-bearer” died and is convinced it was an inside job. Lilith is upset that […]

Bible, Faith, Jesus

Warrior Nun: Season 1 Episode 2: “Proverbs 31:25”

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?