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Jessica Rice


A Weekend Away with Friends in PA

Jordan and I spent this past weekend hanging out with friends in a small Pennsylvania town called Bernville — all as part of keeping up an annual tradition that started over five years ago. The tradition goes like this: every year, on the first weekend of February, six married couples rent a house somewhere and get together to catch up on life and share a lot of laughs. Continue Reading


The Mixtape // 01.26.18

Happy Friday, friends! I spent last Friday in bed dealing with a nasty sinus infection, and now that I’m finally on the mend, I’m looking forward to enjoying the weekend ahead. Before I get to that, I’ve got a few things worth sharing from the week… Continue Reading

At Home

How I Grew in My Spiritual Practices

With the new year comes the natural desire to set goals for ourselves, whether related to relationships, finances, health, or our professions. Given that my husband is a pastor, I often talk to people about their spiritual goals for the coming year, and generally, people have a desire to more consistently devote themselves to practices like scripture reading, prayer, and silence.

While I by no means consider myself an expert in mastering spiritual practices, I have found one tool to be particularly helpful in creating space for more meaningful time with God in the mornings.  Continue Reading


Exploring Miami’s Little Haiti

Last week Jordan and I had the chance to spend a couple days in Miami for a retreat with other church planters, and it was a very good time.

In addition to getting to catch up with old friends from around the country and globe, we had free time to explore a bit. It’s also worth mentioning we got to do all of this in 75-degree weather, as opposed to the frigid polar vortex temps NYC had been subjected to. Continue Reading


Family Ties

The holidays afforded our family a lot of special moments with people we love. There was Christmas morning at home with my mom. Christmas evening on Long Island with Jordan’s family. A trip to Virginia to see my dad. And time to catch up with some of our dearest/oldest college friends in D.C.

Perhaps the most special day was one when we were able to visit Jameson’s Grandma Helen and Grandmomma Etelle — the mothers of our late spouses, Danielle and Jarronn. Continue Reading