I Am the Bearded Lady

Jenn Walden 1st Faith, Jenn's Place 3 Comments

The Greatest Showman My daughters could not stop talking about the hit movie, The Greatest Showman, so because they kept insisting, I bought my online ticket, some popcorn and a soda, then snuggled into my reclining seat in the theater. After spending that much money, I was hoping their enthusiasm was worth my investment. It was.  The film doesn’t disappoint. …

A Time to Fly

Jenn Walden 1st Faith, Keeping It Real 2 Comments

A Question Sometimes, a question turns into a life-changing moment. For me, it took place when I sensed the Lord asking simply, “Do you want to learn more? Or would you rather soar?” Because I didn’t have an immediate response, I asked my daughter and husband how they would answer. Without hesitation they both responded, “I would rather soar.” I …

Too Tired to Pray

Kirk Walden 1st Faith, Keeping It Real 2 Comments

It’s been a week of “First World Tired” for me. Not true tired, but the easier kind. A good week, but a busy one. Saturday was a trip to Oregon from here in Nashville, and cross-country travel is always a battle for me. Saturday night, a dinner with new friends in Oregon, then “hotel sleep” which is never “real sleep.” …

Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys

Kirk Walden 1st Faith 4 Comments

There an old Polish proverb millennials often use today: “Not my circus, not my monkeys.”  Wiktionary says it this way: It’s not my business; indicates that one is staying out of a volatile or delicate situation. My daughter used this phrase recently and it captured me. In one week, I think I said it 873 times; which is normal for me …