J. Marshall Jenkins

Author, Therapist, Spiritual Director

Kindness of God: 2015 Beatitudes Blog Top Posts, Part 2

More good news about you, the reader of the Beatitudes Blog.

Your Vote for Kindness: 2015 Beatitudes Blog Top Posts, Part 1

Something good I learned about you, the reader of the Beatitudes Blog.

My Loneliest Birthday Became a Blessed Christmas Eve

Why I pray for the lonely today.

Receive the Gift Like Beasts and Children

Let the children and animals teach you this Christmas.

Choosing Goodness with No Reward in Sight

Here’s a fresh way to observe the meaning of Advent.

Patient Peacemaking Trumps Trump: A Christmas Story

How the Christmas story talks back to Trump.

Advent Lesson from the Cereus Flower

Oddly enough, waiting can be sweet. Read on to find out how.

The Inbreaking of Mercy in a Merciless World

You have a Christmas story to tell that the world needs to hear.

The Stillness of the Waiting Moment

Wisdom from a great teacher to help bring spirituality into the season.