JoJoisms

Why you shouldn’t wait til your story ends before you tell it

“For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.  And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take […]

Read the rest of this entry »

God’s Incredible Timing

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” Jeremiah 29:11 Sometimes when so many difficult things happen so close together, we fail to see the humor in the situation.  We fail to see the good in it […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Nine Tips for Homeschooling with Chronic Illness

September is the month most homeschoolers begin their new school year so I thought it was a good time to share some tips for homeschooling with chronic illness–especially since several of you asked me about this.  I’ve been living with chronic illness for many years and have been homeschooling for 14 so I’ve picked up […]

Read the rest of this entry »

The next time I’m born, I’m going to choose to be male

Warning! Female Rant Ahead!  We interrupt our normal weekly blog schedule to bring you this female rant. After that painful breaking in period when you’re 12 (or 16+ in my case) when you long for something to happen every month, you begin to wonder why you ever wanted it in the first place. It tickles […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Discovery: Spiritual Deficiency

As I was writing my blog post for this week sharing some tips for living with chronic illness, I came to this topic.  After last week’s post where I confessed my struggle with depression, I felt this topic needed to be a post of its own. Here’s why.  We can plan all we like, we can buy things to help us […]

Read the rest of this entry »

JoJo’s Journey: 35 Years with Chronic Illness

Sorry I haven’t posted in several weeks, but a lightning strike took out 15 electrical items in our new home last month and one of them was my computer.  It took me a few weeks to figure out that I could record a YouTube video from my iPhone and another to figure out how to […]

Read the rest of this entry »

A new beginning

I’ve been writing and speaking about communication skills for the last 12 years with Art of Eloquence.  I treasure my experiences and I pray I’ve made a difference both inside and outside the homeschooling community.  That being said, I feel it’s time to move on to a new adventure. I can be a bit dense […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Confession

I blame Hashi’s and Fibro for brain fog so thick I don’t remember to pray for myself.  LOL   I don’t know why it is, but I pray for my children, my dh and my friends, but I can’t seem to remember to pray for me.  I gripe, I joke, I complain, I poke fun, but […]

Read the rest of this entry »