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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

My First Trip to the Motherland

My Second Day in Africa When everything happened I was sitting in a canoe. It was night. It was a party. The music was outside. We were making...

Your Healthy Living Guide: 5 Easy Tips to Eat More Mindfully

Being more mindful when you eat is my number one tip to help my clients not only lose weight, but also maintain vibrant health...

I Quit: Kudos to the Black Girl Who Believed She Could...

I quit. Well not like that. But essentially, yes. After damn near ten years of dedicated service to an organization that shall remain nameless – although...