Posts by Dustin Jessee (Page 3)

Those pesky besetting sins

If you’ve never had a kidney stone, be thankful…be very thankful. For those of you who have had the wonderful privilege, God bless you. Around six weeks ago I had the joy of finding out I had kidney stone, or the “rock from hades” as I called it. Although there were times I thought I might…

Let God Be God

We’ve all been there. At some point in our Christian lives we’ve sincerely craved to grow in the Lord and have our faith strengthened. Hopefully you continue to have that desire and are doing just that…growing stronger in your walk with Christ. If you’re continuing to grow in your faith, I commend you. Not because…

The Table of Grace

Last summer our oldest son learned the hard way why football is played with pads and unfortunately broke his arm trying to tackle his older cousin. This summer Andrew took a tumble on the stairs and ended up breaking his leg. We either have the worst luck ever or we’re entirely too clumsy in our…

Family Vacation

When you think of vacation what comes to your mind? For most of us we envision sleeping in, getting plenty of rest, and being stress free for a few days, right? I too remember those days of peaceful, care-free vacations, but three small ninja monkeys later, I’m finding it more and more difficult to associate…

JUST KEEP PEDALING!

Earlier this week Dawson took a small step toward manhood and learned to ride his bike without training wheels. To be honest, I envisioned scrapes, bruises, and possibly even broken bones throughout the process but I’m proud to say he didn’t fall one time and is doing great! Throughout the process, I continued to encourage…

Consider the Cost

In just a few days we will be celebrating Memorial Day. A day in which every American should pause to remember the ultimate sacrifice that so many service men and women have paid throughout our nation’s history in order for us to be able to enjoy the freedoms that we so often take for granted.…

Dear High School Graduate

Congratulations! You successfully made it to the end of high school (almost) and will soon be well on your way to the next chapter of your life. Some of you already have the next few years planned out and can’t wait to spread your wings of independence and leave your mark in the world. Others…

Calling All Men

When I read I have an uncanny ability to notice specific sayings or phrases, and I often find myself highlighting those phrases in order to reflect upon them at a later time. In fact, I’m embarrassed to say that I have several notebooks filled with different sayings that I have written down over the last…