Blind No Longer

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 “Did I tell you about the blonde who…” Beth* pasted on a smile as Carl* shared his latest blonde joke. Ever since they’d become good friends after during a high school chemistry class, he’d always told these jokes because she was a blonde. Beth had worked hard to get where she ...continue reading

What's Your Foundation?

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation ...continue reading

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On the Difficulty of Waiting

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. —Psalm 40:1 (NIV) “Ma’am, the soonest new patient appointment we have is in three weeks.” When I heard the receptionist at the doctor’s office state this at the beginning of August, my heart sank. I’d lost confidence ...continue reading


What Seasons Can Teach Us

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 There is a season for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens. —Ecclesiastes 3:1 Change is in the air. Late August in North Carolina reveals the first signs of fall. Red tinges the green leaves of the dogwoods. Then there’s a row of trees on a street near ...continue reading

Facing the Challenge

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 Three years ago, when I was really into running, I had a thought. What would it be like to do a point-to-point run the entire length of the Black Creek Greenway? For those of you not familiar with the Triangle area, the Black Creek Greenway is one of our local greenways. ...continue reading