Author Archives: Jeaninne

About Jeaninne

Jeaninne is a Christian author and educator and writes this blog to encourage and inform writers beginning the journey to write for publication. She also offers workshops for aspiring writers to teach them how to prepare to write for publication from the Christian perspective. She is the author: Living by Faith: A collection of Inspirational Poetry, and Lessons from the Wilderness: A devotional for aspiring writers beginning the journey to write for publication. To learn more about her writing ministry, visit her website at www.jstokeswritingministries.com/

Are you tapping into your power source?

  Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us. Ephesians 3:20 NLT Do you remember the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz? After … Continue reading

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Relax. Renew. Return.

    Today is the last last day of my vacation. As I sit here in my hotel room one last time overlooking the San Diego Bay, I am inspired to write this blog post to express how grateful I … Continue reading

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Are you expecting rain?

Seven times Elijah told him to go and look out toward the sea, and seven times he went. I King 18:43 After a long drought in Israel God told Elijah he would send rain. But when Elijah told his servant to look out … Continue reading

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Got an idea?

All I had was an idea and God.  Those were the words from the event coordinator of an author festival I recently participated in.  Although the coordinator shared she only had three months to organize the event with a zero … Continue reading

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Will you trust me?

Blessed is the man that trusts in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is.  Jeremiah 17:7, NLT Because I work with a number of people who are around the same age as I am at a new part-time job … Continue reading

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It’s a different world!

When I took my daughter to begin her first semester of college, after helping her get settled into her dorm room, praying for her safety and planting a butterfly kiss on her cheek, I left her with the following words, … Continue reading

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The pruning process

  I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch that doesn’t produce fruit and he prunes the branches that bear fruit so they will produce more. John 15:1-2, NLT Did you know … Continue reading

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How do you see the land?

Caleb tried to encourage the people as they stood before Moses:  “Let’s go at once to take the land. We can certainly conquer it.”  But the other men who had explored the land with him answered: “The land we explored … Continue reading

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Writing to make disciples

    Go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the son and the Holy Spirit. Matthew 28:19, 20, NLT I’m always excited to hear when my Pastor puts emphasis on … Continue reading

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Ouch!

No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening-it is painful! But afterward, there will be a quiet harvest of right living for those who are trained in this way. Hebrews 12:1, NLT I was so excited.  After spending hours combing … Continue reading

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