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

Happy – what does it mean?

IF we strive to be HAPPY by filling the silence of life with SOUND, [IF we strive to be] PRODUCTIVE by turning all life’s leisure into WORK, and [IF we strive to be] REAL by turning all our being into … Continue reading

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Unity in Diversity

PLANTING SEEDS encouraging violence, directly or indirectly, is SO wrong–using the “divide and conquer” approach will work in our country if we do not stay focused on what message we should be sharing . . . we need to focus on: … Continue reading

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Ego – Shadow – Integrity

thoughts . . .

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Searching . . .

wandering far . . . never leaving here . . . looking but not seeing . . . longing to see all clear . . . exploring circles . . . chasing out with inner near . . . black … Continue reading

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Touchpoints . . . our need for each other . . .

“Touchpoints” at different times …bring a reality to our needs and ……our ability to continue on a path ……….we often cannot define at the time . . .                         … Continue reading

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HOPE – REFUGE – FREE

HOPE: hope trusts in the governing force of LOVE, not necessarily being able to predict or define the outcome of our hope, but “knowing” that it will be what it should be within the scope of Love’s highest good for … Continue reading

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Contrasts in Living: David & Daniel

God has given us the life stories of individuals in the Scriptures for some clearly-stated reasons: For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have … Continue reading

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