J. Marshall Jenkins

Author, Therapist, Spiritual Director

Getting Away From It All

A reflection on the most important thing to bring on vacation: Yourself.

Our Mother, the Peacemaker

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God (Matthew 5:9). Ninety years ago today on a farm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, 45 year-old Alice Marshall gave birth to her youngest, Betty Jane.  Alice passed along not only a sturdy constitution but a very old soul – gentle, discerning, optimistic […]