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Jessica Pontoo

Jessica Pontoo
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Jessica Pontoo is a wife and mother of four. She is also a high school English teacher and an Associate Minister. In her "free" time, she runs a community organization that mentors girls in her community. Follow her blog here: https://othersideofthejordan.wordpress.com/

Why You Should Stop Asking God “Why”

My husband loves when I bake pound cake. I offered to make him one for his birthday, and it was delicious. A few weeks...

Why I Thank God for the Closed Doors

On November 29, 2016, a plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team crashed killing 19 of its members. Only three survived. What's more heartbreaking is, according to...

“God Has My Back”: Why I No Longer Fear Life’s Storms

It has been said that, when a storm is approaching, an eagle will fly into it, spread its wings, and allow the winds to...

Our Purpose, Our Plan

Living Life

True Confessions of A New Mom

Growing up, my parents conveyed a very negative sentiment about having kids. They would often tell my brothers and I not to have kids...

My Experiences Abroad Gave Me Panic Attacks

My heart starts racing. I feel my chest tighten, skin tingling. My breathing becomes labored. Terror grips my body as I brace myself for walking...

The Morning Shift: 3 Tips for a Great Start to Your...

BUZZZ….SNOOZE…...BUZZZ...SNOOZE Yep that is the sound of the alarm in the morning for so many people. You hop of bed and straight to the reality of...