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RJ Thesman

Author, Christian Life Coach, Lover of Blueberries “RJ Thesman on Google+
RJ Thesman has written 193 posts for RJThesman.net

11 Insights from Sabbatical

Many of you who follow my blog have expressed that you were praying for me this week. Thank you. To honor your kindness, I’d like to share with you the 11 insights God gave me during Sabbatical. Some of them are, of course, repeats – those marching-around-Mount-Sinai-truths we all know. But when God repeats something, … Continue reading

Hope Rises During Sabbatical

During this week, I am on Sabbatical – taking a rest from ministry as a home stay-cation. When I looked at my calendar for April – May and the soon-to-be-released third book of the Reverend G series – I knew I needed to do some proactive regeneration. A Sabbatical is essential for renewing creativity. Usually … Continue reading

Hope Sits With My Child

Because of our busy schedules, we rarely see each other. This boy child who has become a man in such a short time – my only living child, my son. Yet each time we are together, the emotional bond feels as strong as if we had never experienced a separation. We sit in the living … Continue reading

Transitions that Lead to Hope

Several people I know, including myself, are muddling through transitions. Some of these uncomfortable places feel like restlessness or that awkward limbo when we try to figure out God’s will for a new season. Some transitions happen automatically because of the seasons of life: the empty nest, a new job or a special calling from … Continue reading

Hope Goes Undercover

Except for sports and the news, I watch little TV. But one show intrigues me, and I am beginning to become a fan. “Undercover Boss” creates a situation where the boss disguises himself or herself and goes undercover to discover how the business really works. Usually the boss realizes that working in the factory or … Continue reading

A Valentine for Reverend G

“Wear your walkin’ shoes,” Chris spoke over the phone line. “I’ll be there in about 15.” How was I so lucky to have a friend like Chris who recently graduated into a boyfriend? Was it appropriate to call a man in his early sixties a “boy”friend? I suppose I wasn’t a “girl”friend either, with my … Continue reading

When Obedience Spawns Hope

Have you ever told God, “No!” How did that work out for ya’? Ten years ago, God nudged me to write a book about the Biblical character, Abigail. He especially wanted me to focus on the fact that Abigail lived in an abusive marriage yet was strong enough to do what was necessary to save … Continue reading

The Unraveling of Reverend G

Intermission for Reverend G

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