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

Falling Sky – Crumbling World

TO MY ENEMY: Skyfall is where we start A thousand miles and poles apart Where worlds collide and days are dark You may have my number, you can take my name But you’ll never have my heart —- personal experience: … Continue reading

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GUNS – is there an answer???

Could we stop shouting slogans from the NRA talking points and really look seriously at this issue . . . it deserves—no, it demands a focus on the goal of decreasing violence of all kinds, everywhere. BOTTOM LINE: let’s talk, … Continue reading

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I Wonder . . .

for several days, I have felt a simple thought pushing me to consider how “I see” anything – what affects how I see or hear anything in my world . . . since I have enjoyed graphic design for many … Continue reading

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What Does Your God Look Like?

God looks different to me than He does to you and, in fact, He looks a lot different to me today than He did 5 years ago or 10 years ago— even the way He looked to me yesterday is … Continue reading

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In a mixed up world . . . WHO AM I?

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Social Media and Dinosaurs

“SOCIAL” directly from Latin socialis of companionship, of allies; united, living with others Dinosaurs likely worked AS A COMMUNITY, laying their eggs in a common nesting ground. Juveniles congregated in “schools,” while adults roamed and foraged for the herd. —- … Continue reading

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Me, You, Us – a Challenge

a “challenge” meaning: from the 1570s, “having been called to a contest” For the month of January 2023, a group of bloggers chose to participate in a “challenge” to post every day in the month to a daily prompt. I … Continue reading

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Sunsets – the Sun is Always Shining

A sunset, also known as sundown, is the daily disappearance of the Sun below the horizon due to Earth’s rotation (sundown – sun going down). As the sun disappears below the horizon there is twilight, dusk, and then the darkness … Continue reading

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Chapters of Life – Searching for the Light

Book One Writing a book has been in my thoughts for many years and I have actually started a number of books, but have never finished any to this point. My main motivation for starting a book was to explore … Continue reading

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Learning – a moment by moment process

Over time, I have continued to learn • that learning is a moment by moment process and • that learning can come from my choosing to study something or • that learning can come from life experiences in my life … Continue reading

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