jessica lynn shull

becoming the woman God needs me to be

Tag Archives: character

anticipation

God gave us another day. Another sunrise. Another opportunity to choose better. To respond with character, integrity and a patience… that will wait for a sunrise. What will you choose?

August 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Lessons: Special Weekend Edition

Not all lessons occur Monday-Friday. Sometimes they explode all over the counter in a cloud of orange dust on a Saturday night.

August 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

it’s easy

Sometimes it is helpful to admit that being an adult is hard. Self-control is hard. Choosing to respond with kindness is hard. Choosing to be silent when the world shouts, is hard. Choosing God’s way is hard. But the hard stuff? That is often where the world needs you to be. Where God asks me to be.

July 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

responding

We often miss how much control we have in our response. We claim “we had no choice,” but it’s our response to their words, no matter what those words are, that reveals our character. We have an opportunity, you and I. To receive feedback with curiosity and compassion. To choose a better way.

January 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

resolve

I sit here at the tail end of a cold, head pressure filled, mouth dry, teeth oddly achy, nose plugged (and yet miraculously runny at the same time). Laying in … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

leaves change

I love fall. The trees go through a season of change every year. They don’t freak out when their leaves fall off. The world is not ending. This change sets … Continue reading

November 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

be noble

Being noble is not reserved for old men from the Middle Ages who conquered lands. I am called to be noble and so are you. Our character matters more than … Continue reading

September 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

build intentionally

I always had to build a tower with the creamers, or the jelly, at the restaurant. Papa used to do it, too, and the memory of that makes me smile … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment
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