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Poop Pandemic

“Other people are doing puzzles and I’m cleaning poop!” my husband screamed into the universe. It was early corona-tide. Late March 2020. The world was in lock-down. We didn’t yet know about mask-wearing or transmission of air droplets. We were told to stay home at all costs. Many of our friends and family were posting pictures of the puzzles they had completed, the books they had read, and the Netflix marathons they’d completed. We, on the other hand, were cleaning poop from rugs and sofas and a rashy, bleeding little bum. The world was suffering in the early stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Jaremko household was in the full throes of the POOP Pandemic. Read More

Exposed

“The new National Geographic is here” my husband announced as he brought in the mail. “Oooooo. Mysteries of a Virus: They Kill Us by the Millions. But without them, life is impossible”, he said reading the front cover title.

“That’s not very nice,” my 3 ½ year old said indignantly from the other room, always hearing everything. “But we’re okay, because we’re just here in this yellow house and no one comes in but us … and sometimes Giggi and Pops and Big Poppy and GM.”  Read More

Not Throwing Away My Shot

“Do you have kids?” the paramedic administering my vaccine asked. “Yes. Two barrels of energy. They are 3 and 1.” “A pastor and a mom? Wow.” She said, smiling. “I want to tell you something important. You’ll be scheduling a 2nd dose on the way out, and I want you to do something for me. Schedule the day after your 2nd dose as a pj day for just you. Take off from work. Get a babysitter. Schedule yourself a sick day. You may feel a little under the weather with the 2nd dose (I did). And even if it doesn’t make you sick, you’ll still get a day in you pjs reading a book. You’ve been through a lot. You deserve it, Pastor.” Read More

As a result of having strong roots in love, I ask that you’ll have the power to grasp love’s width and length, height and depth, together with all believers. I ask that you’ll know the love of Christ that is beyond knowledge so that you will be filled entirely with the fullness of God.

Ephesians 3:17-18

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