"Coping is DEALING with an issue, Healing is working THROUGH it. Coping is the reliance on short term fixes while healing is the reliance on long term actions that bring permanent wholeness. Are you healing or are you coping?"LaShawntelle Carson-Pops, Founder of REVIVE Mental Health Organization Inc. Life is hard at times. We face challenges … Continue reading Healing vs. Coping
What. A. Day! Today was extremely chaotic, but now that it has started to die down, I am in awe of God's grace. I'd like to take a moment to share with you all how He has had my back all day, even when most of these predicaments are one's I put myself in. To … Continue reading Testimony: He Has Our Backs!
A little over a year ago I uprooted my life from the only place I’d ever known to move 2,000 miles to Texas. I felt like it was the best choice after college, but in order to get here quickly and effectively, I took a job that didn’t require a degree at all. Day after … Continue reading Testimony: When Closed Doors OPEN
How often do we question God? Act as though we don't trust Him? Act as if He has never done a single good thing for us? How often do we go through our every day lives and never even stop to thank Him for even the small things He's doing in those very moments? How … Continue reading When God Came Through
In my last post, Single, Celibate & Struggling (Part 1), I talked about many of the reasons why I've decided to wait until I'm married to have sex. While I am standing firm in my commitment, waiting is no less of a struggle. Even with all of the benefits that come with waiting, I can … Continue reading Single, Celibate & Struggling: The challenges of waiting (Part 2)
This has been the most ambiguous season of my life thus far. Not even in just one area, but in several. I knew this season would be a bit…up in the air, but I had no idea that I'd be so confused for so long. I thought I was going to walk into 2019 and … Continue reading Ambiguous Seasons: What to do when you don’t know what to do next
3 years, 1 month & 50 posts later - allow me to re-introduce myself and my blog. My name is Jourdan Janae Johnson. Some people know me as Jaie, Jojo, Jojo-Pooh, Triple J, Saucy J, Boss Lady J, Mama J, Queen J, Instructor J and more. As much as I love all of the J's … Continue reading The Woman Behind the Blog
They say that some people tend to be stuck on their pasts while others are too future focused. Only few operate in the present. For me, I am definitely a dreamer. I have many desires and I often sit back envisioning them finally being my reality. Goals, dreams, hopes, and desires are what fuel our … Continue reading My Future is a Distraction!
About a year ago, I wrote a post called Single (& Bitter About It). That post outlined some of my struggles over time as a single with longings to love and be loved romantically. So far that has been one of my only posts about singleness and I'm actually surprised I don't feel led to … Continue reading Still Single… (& Okay With It)
Here at the top of 2019, there is really only one thing on my mind - making more room for God in my life. Getting closer to Him than I have ever been. Seeking Him whole-heartedly. Developing a deeper love for who He is and not just what He can do for me. Learning to … Continue reading Woman After God’s Own Heart