Forget My Birthday

I turned 66 this year, March 25th to be precise. I generally don’t forget my own birthday, so I wondered why amazon.com sent me a reminder about it?  Did I ask to be reminded?  There are plenty of things I need reminders about–like where I put the car keys, my password on this and that, but not my birthday! Each year I think a little more seriously about my age.   Our lifetime passes quickly as the writer of Psalm 90 points out.  For {Read More}

About Jackie Henry

Writer Jackie Henry is the founder and director of the “Teacup Widow’s Ministry,” a ministry designed to bless, encourage and empower widows. Jackie was a widow for nine years when she met and married Rev. Larry K. Henry, who is an ordained minister in the Church of God. Jackie has served as the director of Women’s Ministries at the Lawrenceville Church of God for 14 years. She has been employed by North Ga. Church of God Executive Office for 17 years. Jackie and Larry have been appointed as pastors of the Dahlonega Church of God At Mercy Hill. Jackie has learned that God’s Word will mix with life’s experiences to create the wisdom that is needed for living. Her love for God has given her a winning combination.

Women at the Well

“Everyone who drinks from this water will be thirsty again.” John 4:13 –14 This statement could be made over the wells of life in many areas. Over the well of success: Everyone who drinks from this water will be thirsty again. Over the well of pleasure:  Everyone who drinks from this water will be thirsty again. Over the well of materialism:  Everyone who drinks from this water will be thirsty again. Over the well of possessions:  Everyone who drinks from {Read More}

About Jackie Henry

Writer Jackie Henry is the founder and director of the “Teacup Widow’s Ministry,” a ministry designed to bless, encourage and empower widows. Jackie was a widow for nine years when she met and married Rev. Larry K. Henry, who is an ordained minister in the Church of God. Jackie has served as the director of Women’s Ministries at the Lawrenceville Church of God for 14 years. She has been employed by North Ga. Church of God Executive Office for 17 years. Jackie and Larry have been appointed as pastors of the Dahlonega Church of God At Mercy Hill. Jackie has learned that God’s Word will mix with life’s experiences to create the wisdom that is needed for living. Her love for God has given her a winning combination.

Thanks for Nothing

Once there was a woman with nothing.  No husband, no income, no food, no prospects.  Nothing.  She was the mother of two boys, but her late husband’s creditor was already on his way to claim them as slaves.  I think in some small way, I can relate to that. She came to the man of God with nothing.  And he said to her, “How can I help you?  Tell me, what do you have in your house?”  “Your servant has {Read More}

About Jackie Henry

Writer Jackie Henry is the founder and director of the “Teacup Widow’s Ministry,” a ministry designed to bless, encourage and empower widows. Jackie was a widow for nine years when she met and married Rev. Larry K. Henry, who is an ordained minister in the Church of God. Jackie has served as the director of Women’s Ministries at the Lawrenceville Church of God for 14 years. She has been employed by North Ga. Church of God Executive Office for 17 years. Jackie and Larry have been appointed as pastors of the Dahlonega Church of God At Mercy Hill. Jackie has learned that God’s Word will mix with life’s experiences to create the wisdom that is needed for living. Her love for God has given her a winning combination.

Living by a Promise

Living by a promise–all of us live by a promise of one kind or another. We live on the giving and receiving ends of promises. Bride and groom stand before an altar and promise one another faithfulness until death parts them. A father promises a bike to his child at a certain age. We promise ourselves that we are going to do better next month. We all know promises can be broken. Just ask someone who’s been hurt; it can be {Read More}

About Jackie Henry

Writer Jackie Henry is the founder and director of the “Teacup Widow’s Ministry,” a ministry designed to bless, encourage and empower widows. Jackie was a widow for nine years when she met and married Rev. Larry K. Henry, who is an ordained minister in the Church of God. Jackie has served as the director of Women’s Ministries at the Lawrenceville Church of God for 14 years. She has been employed by North Ga. Church of God Executive Office for 17 years. Jackie and Larry have been appointed as pastors of the Dahlonega Church of God At Mercy Hill. Jackie has learned that God’s Word will mix with life’s experiences to create the wisdom that is needed for living. Her love for God has given her a winning combination.

Single Again

“Delight thyself also in the Lord; and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart!” Psalms 37:4 Being single again is a time of drawing close to the ultimate spouse. He stands as the affectionate protector, the compassionate friend, and the One with whom we can share even our deepest desires. Count your moment in time alone with the One who breathed life into you as a priceless treasure, which it is. Maintain and polish the relationship as a {Read More}

About Jackie Henry

Writer Jackie Henry is the founder and director of the “Teacup Widow’s Ministry,” a ministry designed to bless, encourage and empower widows. Jackie was a widow for nine years when she met and married Rev. Larry K. Henry, who is an ordained minister in the Church of God. Jackie has served as the director of Women’s Ministries at the Lawrenceville Church of God for 14 years. She has been employed by North Ga. Church of God Executive Office for 17 years. Jackie and Larry have been appointed as pastors of the Dahlonega Church of God At Mercy Hill. Jackie has learned that God’s Word will mix with life’s experiences to create the wisdom that is needed for living. Her love for God has given her a winning combination.

Coming Out of the Pit

The Bible refers to our troubles as a pit. Unfortunately most of the pits we find ourselves in have been self induced.   The word pit simply means a hole, a cavity or a miserable and depressing situation.  And I am here to tell you some of us are dealing with some holes in our lives–some depressing and miserable moments in our lives. Look how David described the pit situation in Psalm 40:2 “He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, {Read More}

About Jackie Henry

Writer Jackie Henry is the founder and director of the “Teacup Widow’s Ministry,” a ministry designed to bless, encourage and empower widows. Jackie was a widow for nine years when she met and married Rev. Larry K. Henry, who is an ordained minister in the Church of God. Jackie has served as the director of Women’s Ministries at the Lawrenceville Church of God for 14 years. She has been employed by North Ga. Church of God Executive Office for 17 years. Jackie and Larry have been appointed as pastors of the Dahlonega Church of God At Mercy Hill. Jackie has learned that God’s Word will mix with life’s experiences to create the wisdom that is needed for living. Her love for God has given her a winning combination.

Praying Together

Jackie Henry Surveys show that Christian couples who pray together have a divorce rate of less than 1%.  This proves that building a foundation of prayer within a marriage by praying together will enrich, enhance, and fortify your life together. Do you feel disconnected from your mate?   Do you feel your marriage lacking in intimacy?  Is there conflict in your marriage?  Are you headed for  a divorce?   Then pray together.  Praying together will disarm any conflicts and will further prevent {Read More}

About Jackie Henry

Writer Jackie Henry is the founder and director of the “Teacup Widow’s Ministry,” a ministry designed to bless, encourage and empower widows. Jackie was a widow for nine years when she met and married Rev. Larry K. Henry, who is an ordained minister in the Church of God. Jackie has served as the director of Women’s Ministries at the Lawrenceville Church of God for 14 years. She has been employed by North Ga. Church of God Executive Office for 17 years. Jackie and Larry have been appointed as pastors of the Dahlonega Church of God At Mercy Hill. Jackie has learned that God’s Word will mix with life’s experiences to create the wisdom that is needed for living. Her love for God has given her a winning combination.

Journaling Through Loss

Jackie Henry Losing someone we love through death is one of the most stressful events we will ever endure. The stress takes a toll on our emotions, our bodies, and our health. Journal writing can be a simple and practical way to relieve some of that stress and the problems it brings. I found that writing my thoughts in a journal became a great comfort and companion to me. It will catalog your journey of grief. Putting words on paper {Read More}

About Jackie Henry

Writer Jackie Henry is the founder and director of the “Teacup Widow’s Ministry,” a ministry designed to bless, encourage and empower widows. Jackie was a widow for nine years when she met and married Rev. Larry K. Henry, who is an ordained minister in the Church of God. Jackie has served as the director of Women’s Ministries at the Lawrenceville Church of God for 14 years. She has been employed by North Ga. Church of God Executive Office for 17 years. Jackie and Larry have been appointed as pastors of the Dahlonega Church of God At Mercy Hill. Jackie has learned that God’s Word will mix with life’s experiences to create the wisdom that is needed for living. Her love for God has given her a winning combination.

The Gift of Our Savior

Good morning dear sisters and many blessings as you begin to celebrate Christmas. I hope you will pour a cup of tea and relax for a moment as I share a few thoughts with you. I hope you are enjoying the days of preparation for Christmas. No matter how you and your family celebrate, I pray that you are rejoicing in the gift of the Lord Jesus Christ. We can rest in His love–none of the trivial things matter. Christ’s {Read More}

About Jackie Henry

Writer Jackie Henry is the founder and director of the “Teacup Widow’s Ministry,” a ministry designed to bless, encourage and empower widows. Jackie was a widow for nine years when she met and married Rev. Larry K. Henry, who is an ordained minister in the Church of God. Jackie has served as the director of Women’s Ministries at the Lawrenceville Church of God for 14 years. She has been employed by North Ga. Church of God Executive Office for 17 years. Jackie and Larry have been appointed as pastors of the Dahlonega Church of God At Mercy Hill. Jackie has learned that God’s Word will mix with life’s experiences to create the wisdom that is needed for living. Her love for God has given her a winning combination.

Food Wreaths for Buffet Tables

For beautiful additions to your holiday buffet tables, create a wreath using food. Here are four of my favorites: Grape Wreath: Place green grapes, cut in clusters in a circle on a large serving tray. Dot with a few cherries and place a big red bow at the top. Honeydew Wreath: Cut a green honeydew melon into curved wedges and place around the outside of a plate. In the center, place a bowl of dressing made of 1 cup sour cream {Read More}

About Jackie Henry

Writer Jackie Henry is the founder and director of the “Teacup Widow’s Ministry,” a ministry designed to bless, encourage and empower widows. Jackie was a widow for nine years when she met and married Rev. Larry K. Henry, who is an ordained minister in the Church of God. Jackie has served as the director of Women’s Ministries at the Lawrenceville Church of God for 14 years. She has been employed by North Ga. Church of God Executive Office for 17 years. Jackie and Larry have been appointed as pastors of the Dahlonega Church of God At Mercy Hill. Jackie has learned that God’s Word will mix with life’s experiences to create the wisdom that is needed for living. Her love for God has given her a winning combination.