Monday Matters: Entering Into Mourning

Entering Into Mourning by Jean-Marie Jobs Mourning is a specific type of suffering.  It allows me to sorrow and embrace the reality of loss. We are called to “mourn with those who mourn and rejoice with those who rejoice”. This paradigm of generosity...

Monday Matters: Stepping Up

Stepping Up by Jean-Marie Jobs We are born seekers, designed for adventure and drawn towards purpose…we are connected by the questions we live out of and then into. In talking with people all over the world, I’m fascinated by the commonality of questions and...

Monday Matters: Listen to Your Longing

Listen to Your Longing by Jean-Marie Jobs Intimacy always requires risk. It creates a vulnerable space, a way ‘in’ to the possibility of injury, hurt, disappointment.  It’s precisely this risk, this discomfort, that makes it a valuable and cherished experience when...

Monday Matters: Change Your Mind

Change Your Mind by Jean-Marie Jobs The other day I was reading Acts 3:19 where Peter is asking the crowd to ‘repent of their sins and turn to God’. This word, metaneo, which is translated here as ‘repent’, is probably more accurately translated as ‘change...

Monday Matters: Riding Out the Storm

Riding Out the Storm by Jean-Marie Jobs Last month, I was in Florida right before Hurricane Irma hit. My training was cancelled and I was fortunate enough to be able to change my flight and depart prior to it landing.  However, I ended up at a hotel for 2 days by...