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Jessica Schneider

The One Reason My Feelings Shouldn’t Affect My Obedience

October 7, 2020 |
Obedience

I have a confession for you all. I am kind of laughing, because it seems like I always have some kind of confession for you.  

Today my confession is that I really don’t want to be writing a blog right now. I don’t “feel” like it, and I don’t have a ton of motivation to sit down at a computer and put thoughts on “paper”. I have felt like that a lot over the past few months, and not just in writing, but in other areas of ministry.  

I have felt kind of “eh” in that department. 

And I will tell you what really didn’t make me want to sit down and do this. The fact that I had this post mostly written (like 750 words almost written), and I deleted it. 

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Comforted by Jesus

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What does Charlotte's Web, Puff the Magic Dragon, and Jeremy's Camp's "I Still Believe" all have in common? I'll give you a hint: They all reflect on one Candid Gal's deep, lifelong fear. The answer is in Jessica's Candid Confession in "4 Reasons Why…

September 16, 2020
Rest in Jesus

3 Ways to Rest in Jesus In The Midst Of A Storm

We all experience storms in our lives, as well as the emotional aftermath of those storms. Jessica shares 3 truths that helped her rest in Jesus through the emotional aftermath of a storm in her home.…

July 20, 2020
What I've Learned from Abraham's Times of Testing

4 Things Abraham Teaches Us About Times of Testing

Have any of you ever noticed in scripture that sometimes God tests His followers? It actually happens more often in scripture than I have realized. Moses was tested, the followers of Jesus were tested, and Abraham was tested. Genesis 22 is the account of…

June 8, 2020
Responding to God

3 Things Peter Teaches Me About Responding To God

So, there are a few conversations that happen fairly regularly in my house, and here they are. Charlie! What? Any other of you have a child that responds to you like that? This one usually happens when he is “busy” doing something else and…

March 16, 2020
My shoes and Jesus

1 Reason Why We Should Take Off Our Shoes

Confession: I struggle with wanting to be enough. I always have. I want my life to matter. But I have a bigger desire than wanting to be enough, how I look to others, wanting my life to matter. I want my life to bring…

February 12, 2020
Share your faith

3 Reasons Why You Need To Share Your Faith

Jessica is getting candid about her own experience trying to share her faith. But she's also sharing why it's important and four ways you can prepare...…

January 13, 2020

9 Ways To Bring Christmas Joy To Others

Have you heard the story of St. Nicholas? There is a lot we can learn from him when it comes to spreading Christmas joy. Jessica shares more in this post...…

December 11, 2019
What I Learned from Ruth

3 Things I Have Learned From Ruth

This year Olivia wanted to dress up as Anna from Frozen. I have always had a soft spot for Anna because, in the movie, Anna chooses sacrificial love for her sister instead of “true loves kiss,” you know the typical fairy tale ending. Her…

November 6, 2019
Kindness matters

3 Simple Ways To Spread Kindness

Life is hard. We can make a huge impact on the life of others as we go about our day, simply by showing a little kindness. Jessica shares more in this post on Candidly Christian.…

October 28, 2019
Friendship goals & Jesus

Puff The Magic Dragon, Friendship Goals, & Jesus

As long as I can remember I have had a fear of rejection and abandonment. I remember being very young and crying at the song “Puff the Magic Dragon.” Little Jackie Paper moved on from his friend Puff. Basically, as the song goes, Jackie…

July 3, 2019
When you know you're not enough...

4 Things To Do When You Know That You Are Not Enough

I am not enough. That is the truth that has been sinking in lately. I sat in the office with only half the amount of paperwork that I was supposed to have with me. My printer had run out of ink that morning (I…

June 24, 2019
5 Truths to remember when facing accusation and shame

5 Truths to Remember When Facing Accusation and Shame

I have a confession.  It is a confession of sin. And it isn’t the worst one, it is pretty little, but still sin. The other day I was trying to save time, and I took a left out of a parking lot when there…

May 1, 2019