Author Archives: Jeanne

About Jeanne

a work in progress . . . God's grace has brought me through many traumas of varying intensities and I am alive today (both physically & spiritually) because of Him and His work: "For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus"-Philippians 1:6. My childhood was spent living in many places in the United States due to my family's music or ministry—The Hicks Family, made up of Olan & Barbara Hicks, my younger brothers, Clint & Chuck & me, sang in different combos (put out an album), does so no longer professionally . . . but, visit a family gathering in Searcy & you're bound to hear some foot-tapping sounds (or catch my dad & mom on the road)! I believe that every moment of each life path (the good & what I perceive as the bad) God works together for my good as His child whether I understand it or not. MUSIC and MINISTRY are still primary aspects of the path God has me walking—so exciting! Words that have encouraged me since 1980: ". . . giving them a garland instead of ashes,The oil of gladness instead of mourning,The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting So they will be called oaks of righteousness,The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified." Isaiah 61:3

LIGHT . . . light . . . or

My heart was stabbed with a deep, icy fear when I read some posts by a family member that were using Scripture from the Christian Bible to support a politician and a political view that, in my mind, borders on … Continue reading

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GOD not “church” . . . my thoughts

I agree with the thoughts in this article . . . a major time of pain and trauma was capped by an incident I used to view as my “reason” for walking away from “the church.”—I was 19 years old … Continue reading

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UNITY – not just about politics

the uproar over Biden’s statement illustrating the need to overcome divisiveness by working with people we may strongly disagree with to get laws passed and policies changed . . . the uproar shows those critics missed the entire point of … Continue reading

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Stages and Ages . . .

So often I have felt that I have come to understand a principle that previously eluded me only to find myself with a feeling of strangeness as if I have begun a new course instead of simply taking another step. Like the … Continue reading

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Transitions of Life . . .

To begin a new chapter on our journey can be overwhelming. All those emotions, all those deep feelings of loss and the confusion of not knowing what lies ahead can drag us into a dark pit          BUT … Continue reading

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Intro to a story? just BEING

thoughts – Tuesday April 30, 2019 7pm ———— do you see a “face” in the triangle? storyline for a “Lost in Space” episode?

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HOW Did We Get Here?

I am up and awake . . . feeling down and overwhelmed with despair at the blindness of people who claim to be God’s children, followers of Jesus, but do not seem to know Him— so lacking in compassion and … Continue reading

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