"I am the True Vine and my Father is the gardener. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes, that it may bear more fruit." -John 15: 1-2 When I first read this passage, I remember wondering why would God want to prune … Continue reading Pruning Season: Cutting off everything that’s holding you back
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
It's been too long. It's been too long and I can feel that something is missing. I've been busy and distracted, and the words just haven't been flowing. I've had ideas. I've had a few words I could share. But none of it has seemed quite right. The truth is I don't know what's next … Continue reading Something’s Missing
Have you ever been praying for something, waiting for something, or hoping things would change, and it just seems like things aren't getting any better? You try to keep your head up and keep your faith strong, but you start to feel discouraged? You ever just get to the point where you start to doubt … Continue reading Don’t Be Discouraged
At the beginning of this month, I challenged myself and others to a 31 Day Prayer Challenge. The significance of this particular challenge is that we're praying for a specific person (or place) everyday. If you want the details of the challenge, you can find them here: 31-Day “Pray for Them” Challenge Over the past 11 … Continue reading What Prayer is Doing in My Heart
You. are. beautiful. You. are. phenomenal. You. are. enough. No one else can take that away from you....but you. Haters will hate. Loved ones might hit you with low blows when they're angry. Friends will sit you down and tell you the cold hard truth about yourself. Enemies might say some pretty harsh things and … Continue reading Regaining Control of Your Thought Life
"Be still and know that I am God.." Psalm 46:10. The first scripture that I memorized in children's church when I was about 6 years old. It is one scripture I have never forgotten. It's the one instruction that has been in the back of my mind for years, and I'm finally submitting to it. … Continue reading BE STILL.