Janet is the author of the book, The Parent's Guide to Uncluttering Your Home, released in 2011 through Atlantic Publishing. A wife and mother of three, Janet currently writes from Nashville, Tennessee on such topics as faith, family, writing, parenting of teens, grief and of course, uncluttering. With a deep heart bent toward the issues of the fatherless and teens, Janet launched Abbandoned Ministries in 2011, to lead others through her writing and speaking ministry to seek God, as Abba, during times of abandonment. She serves as the Devotional Team Editor for The Christian Pulse, a book reviewer for Thomas Nelson, and music reviewer and editorial contributor to Crossroad Magazine.
For additional information on Janet, visit her website at http://janetmorrisgrimes.com or for Abbandoned Ministries, see http://abbandoned.com.
Have you ever wondered why we’ve been blessed so richly? Why God chose us for such a life of abundance?
The answer can be found here:
“You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion. and your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.” (2 Corinthians 9:11)
Grief is like a long hike to the foot of a waterfall. It’s the toughest, most personal journey, and must be done alone.
You asked us to be the body of Christ.
His hands, his feet, his arms, and his eyes.
You asked us to open our doors and our minds
To the hurt and rejected, so You they might find.
You warned they might hate us, but said to choose love
And promised to fill us with more than enough.
No one loved a good meet-up more than Jesus. Just the right person at just the right time. It was a never by accident, and sometimes required him to stray from his typical path to
For better or worse –
Make that better AND worse, because it happens simultaneously.
Before armored vehicles took over, trench warfare was the ultimate way to fight such a battle. Trenches offered the ability to stay together, to come up with a plan of action before moving forward as a team.
Jesus had a knack for asking the obvious. “Do you want to get well?”- to the lame man at the pool of Bethesda who’d suffered for 38 years. (John 5:6) “How many baskets of food
The view from my computer screen, my window to the world, is disheartening. Social media has become a place of constant turmoil and bickering, any opposing view on any topic is labeled as idiotic. Assumptions
by Janet Morris Grimes It slowed to a stop in front of us, parking in our usual spot beside the mailbox. I couldn’t breathe. My daughters sobbed in each other’s arms in the back seat.
I remember it like it was yesterday. I rode on the back of a bike driven by Sandy, my sister’s friend. My six-year-old legs dangled as we sped down the hill, my arms wrapped tightly