Jessica Turner

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I said to a friend the other day, “I’m at the bottom of my barrel. I must take a break.” I was talking about writing specifically, but really about life […]

My Fringe Hours

Do you ever get to the end of your day and realize you did nothing for you? Folded laundry? Check. Wiped runny noses? Check. Prepared three meals? Check. But read […]


With just over a week until Christmas, I’ve been feeling a bit frantic. I haven’t wrapped a single gift, my beautiful cards’ envelopes are still unlicked and unstamped, and I […]

Colorful antique mailboxes on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, NM

Last Sunday I sent a text message during church. Don’t judge. My pastor Pete told me to. You see, we are in the middle of this series called Now or […]

Life is meant to be savored (1)

Lately, I have been really busy. You know that kind of busy where you feel like you can barely keep your head above water? The school year starting. New projects […]


Summer is a season of long sunshine-filled days — memories at the pool and time spent with friends. I don’t know what it is about summer that means more when it […]

The steadfast love of the Lord never

A few weeks ago, I pulled my phone out of my purse and was surprised to see a voice mail from Beth, an old colleague and friend. We had worked […]

Together we will enrich one another's

I had a baby New Year’s Eve. Every day this year, I have held that little boy, breathing him in slowly. I have studied his features intently, taking in everything […]