(VIDEO) “When the Blessing is Progressive” Sermon

I'm so thankful for my new pastor, Rev. Carey Grady and his wife. He is very cool and teaches me a lot about ministry, pastoring and the A.M.E. Church. Last week, he allowed me to preach for our afternoon Ash Wednesday service for which I am truly grateful. Here it is. "When the Blessing is Progressive" from Lauren Jones on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

The Art of Letting Go: Spiritual Lessons from Emptying My Voicemail

It’s been over a year since my husband died, and I finally came to a place where I could listen to the voicemails left on my cell phone during the first few days. My inbox was full and no one could leave a message, but I’ve been avoiding listening to the voicemails. I haven’t had the strength to do it. It was just too painful. “You have 38 messages.” Although I’ve been navigating my new … [Read more...]