Category Archives: Jessica Bolyard

Psalms of Summer – Our New Song || Jessica Bolyard

For as long as I can remember, I have struggled deeply with comparing myself to other people. My hair, my clothes, my house, my car, my friendships….all are subject to scrutiny and the impossible task of measuring up. (If you struggle with this, too, can I suggest a book? Love Idol, by Jennifer Dukes Lee, […]

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Psalms of Summer: Naming Our Enemies || Jessica Bolyard

The blog lives! We – the ladies of HFL – have taken a much-needed sabbatical over the past month or so, but we’re back! If you’ve been keeping up with us over on Instagram, you’ve probably seen that we’ve been doing some looking at the book of Psalms and will continue doing that through the […]

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Fruit of Life – Peace || Jessica Bolyard

Of all the characteristics listed in Galatians 5 as fruit of the Holy Spirit living within us, “peace” is perhaps one of the most misunderstood. From tie-dyed T-shirts to two-fingered hand gestures to beauty pageant contestants declaring their desire for world peace, the culture we live in has its own ideas of what peace looks […]

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Our Hearts’ Response to the Cross || Jessica Bolyard

Over the past month, we’ve been on quite a journey through Scripture: seeking Christ in the Old Testament, discovering the significance of the events around His death and resurrection, and understanding what those things mean as a continuous story. It’s been a historical and intellectual journey so far, and it is always good to travel […]

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Passover and Holy Week || Jessica Bolyard

When I was a little girl, there was one Sunday a year when my sister and I really ramped up our efforts to get out of going to church: Palm Sunday. You know – the Sunday before Easter, when in so many traditional churches the children process into the sanctuary waving palm branches and singing […]

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