Category Archives: Reflections

Hand Out Wholeness

Dear One,  I found a new job, a side-hustle of sorts, and I’d love for you to join me. It’s a global business with lots of openings, and you can do it right alongside your current work. The benefits are (quite literally) … Continue reading

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Loved & Learning

Dear One, Do you ever berate yourself for not knowing something you simply have not yet learned? As if you should always know how to navigate all the things life will require of you? Last Tuesday morning, when the sun was still … Continue reading

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Hope Restored

Dear One, It’s been awhile and I sure have missed you! I hope you are well and I certainly pray so. So tell me friend, how was your Christmas? I received thoughtful gifts from both my hubby and son. One of the … Continue reading

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Held Fast

Dear One, Please Note: Little Life Words will be on hiatus for the months of November & December. During this time I hope to visit some beloved’s in Michigan, properly sink into the start of my spiritual direction training, celebrate the holidays, … Continue reading

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Clothed in Dignity, Wrapped in Love

Dear One, A surprising thing happened on our way to Scranton, PA … Months and months ago our son registered to run a marathon there on October 10th. Being avid fans of his, hubby & I booked an AirBnb in town … Continue reading

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Presenced & Prepared

Dear One, I’ve had a postcard on my refrigerator for possibly a dozen years now. Have I mentioned this before? In ever-enlarging white lettering that stands out against a dark blue background, it reads: Jennifer GehmanAre youREADY? Last week I … Continue reading

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Meet the Moment

Dear One, I was engaged in the practice of examen with some soul friends the other day. Our facilitator asked rich & beautiful questions that I really wanted to answer, but I kept drawing a blank. This happened on every single question … Continue reading

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What is revealed for the church in the pandemic

This message was shared by Luke Charles on Sunday September 26, 2021. Scripture Reading: Rom 14:13-23 It may seem like a long, long time ago, but let’s try to put ourselves in the situation we found ourselves in during March … Continue reading

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A Peace that Presides

Dear One, If you could meet one of your ancestors, who would you choose? I was recently asked by my Mama’s pastor to preach on the life of my 10th-Great Grandfather, Rev. Paul Gerhardt. This turned out to be a … Continue reading

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Return to Center

Dear One, What throws you off-center? Schedule changes? Grief and loss? Anxiety or worry? The words, needs, or emotions of another? Unexpected upheavals in family, job, health, or home? I’ve been tossed about this week. The residual vertigo from the TIA that came … Continue reading

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