RJ Thesman

Author, Christian Life Coach, Lover of Blueberries “RJ Thesman on Google+
RJ Thesman has written 220 posts for RJThesman.net

Hope Respects the Alzheimer’s Patient

The blog post for this week was already written, edited and almost scheduled. Then I had second thoughts. It was a post about my mother and shared one of the family secrets she told me years ago. I felt it was a great post, and I hoped it would interest my followers as well as … Continue reading

Finding Hope When Healing Delays

When healing doesn’t happen, we tend to ask, “Why?” Does God have a greater purpose in the process? Have we prayed correctly, cried out to God fervently enough? Have we sinned, somehow preventing God’s awesome power at work? Everything within me screams, “No! God is so much bigger than my attempts to justify his silence.” … Continue reading

Hope Recovers from Fear

My son is sick, and I am afraid. Because he is a cancer survivor (eight years, bless God!), when something happens that interrupts that heart relief of his healing – my soul fears. Last week, he was disoriented. He couldn’t drive, couldn’t write his name, had trouble putting words together to make a sentence. The … Continue reading

Hope Thrives Through the Aunties’ Prayers

As I closed my prayer journal, I thought once again about my nieces and nephews. These dear ones were the focus of my Sabbath prayers – the next generation that will love justice, show mercy and live as Kingdom-bearers in our world. Years ago, I determined to pray them through school decisions, career changes and … Continue reading

How to Find Hope in a Published Book

What is it about publishing a book that is so exciting? Is it the booksignings and the speaking events or is it something much deeper? Continue reading

Hope Returns with a Bossy Mom

Even when her brain is infected with Alzheimer’s plaque, Mom continues to nurture. This time, I’m grateful for a bossy Mom. Continue reading

How to Celebrate a Character’s Life

How can a writer celebrate the end of a trilogy? With a little help from her friends. Continue reading

The Unraveling of Reverend G

Intermission for Reverend G

Final Grace for Reverend G


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