Author Archives: jenthigpenn

About jenthigpenn

Worshipper by design, worship leader by calling... ordinary becoming extraordinary by the grace of God.

With Gratitude

It has not been an easy year… At the beginning of 2010, I thought my biggest challenge was going to be adjusting to life post-2009: my first full year out of college, being grandparent-less, having some of my closest friends … Continue reading

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Hope Which Was Lost…

“Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 When is enough … Continue reading

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Patience, it’s a virtue… but that doesn’t mean it’s easy.

For the past year, I have been considering where my life is headed. And for the past year, I’ve come up with nothing. And for a person like me, who is always making plans and three steps ahead of everyone … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Kids Camp Director

Today I got back from my final camp of the summer… and it was a camp that I was directing. It is so crazy to see where God has brought me over the past sixteen years since my first year … Continue reading

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Hey Jealousy

I want… I need… Give me, please… I used to think that as I got older, people would become less selfish. I was wrong. But more importantly, I thought that it would be easier to fight off the ugly green … Continue reading

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More than a song…

Can you really get something for nothing? Can you have a great friendship without investing in it? Can you have a reliable vehicle without making sure it has what it needs? Can you have a beautiful garden without tending it? … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things I’m Thankful For

In honor of Thanksgiving tomorrow, I would like to stop and momentarily reflect on the top 5 things that I am thankful for. Number 5: Southern California weatherOnly in southern California can you walk around comfortably in shorts and a … Continue reading

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