We Are S.i.C.K.

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What is it?

Oh my gosh, what IS it?!!

Nearly four years ago, after leaving an abusive marriage, I realized early on that I was not alone. That the more I shared my story, the more other women felt comfortable sharing theirs. Sometimes, our stories were the same. And sometimes, they weren’t. But, it mattered, because in both situations, our hearts began to heal.

So, every Monday, I invited different women to join me for coffee. We laughed. We cried. We listened. The fellowship was so special. So different. So actually, quite simple.

And then, the Holy Spirit was like, Jenn, it’s not just one woman every Monday night, it’s ALL the women. Every single day of her life. Gather MORE women.

So, that’s what, “We Are S.i.C.K.” has become.

A gathering of all women of all ages and stages, coming together—broken, messy and sick—to do what we’ve been told all of our lives not to do—SPEAK.

It’s a space in time for REAL stories to surface.

To go from, “I’m struggling,” to, “I feel so alone in my marriage.”

To go from, “I’m having a hard time,” to, “I’ve been grieving the death of my brother for three years.”

To go from, “I’m going through a stormy season,” to, “I can’t put the drink down.”

Stories of shame.

Stories of ridicule.

Stories of low self-esteem.

Stories of comparison and envy.

Stories of job loss and miscarriages.

Stories of abuse and divorce.

Stories of abortions and addictions.

Stories of real, HARD life.

Stories that matter.

Stories that are valuable.

Stories that are still worth saving.

And what we find at each of these gatherings is a Jesus, who exchanges ugly with beauty, struggles with preparation, and failure with victory.

Yes, out of these stories, come relief, encouragement, hope, voices, eye contact, straightened shoulders, smiles, laughter, grace, strength, prayers, help and love.

Out of these stories, come women, who are remembered. Women, who are redeemed. Women, who are restored.

Out of these stories, come— us: Sisters in Christ’s Kingdom.

 

So, if you are here today goin’ through HARD life, mention this event to the coordinator of your women’s group and have her contact me.

And if you are here today, not goin’ through HARD life, mention this event, anyway.

We are ALL in need of each other.

Contact me.

You’ll see.

Love you all and please, keep us in your prayers!

Hope to see you soon!!

 

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