Category Archives: Wednesdays with Jillene

Wednesdays with Jillene: the dress (check in)

Did you think I’d forgotten? Did you forget? A little more than 4 months ago I wrote this post called: the dress.  Near the very end of that there post I said: Easter is still about 4 months out. Let’s check back then, on her … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Jillene: I couldn’t help but notice

“Mom, why you’s hands blue?” ~Calah “What happened to your hands? They are blue!” ~Joel Turning my hands over in hers, over and over and over again… looking quizzically at me. ~Iris “Um… Mom? You do know your hands are … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Jillene: waiting in the wilderness

  We’ve been blessed to live here onsite at Camp Vick since 2002… 15 years now. There are many things that I know seemingly inside-out.There are many things that strike me anew… and that is a beautiful thing. Micah started … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Jillene: seeking things that are “certain”

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Who really wants to talk about either? And here I go and start a blog post off with this quote? I think it was bit unavoidable for … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Jillene: how to know who you are…

So… I sat staring at a blank document, watching the cursor blink for a while. The task was simple: provide a bio for an upcoming speaking engagement. Or at least it seemed it should have been simple. But the thing … Continue reading

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