Author: jill.lord

Will you accept the prize?

Imagine you’re a runner. You love running. You’ve trained for this meet as best as you can. This is your first race and you want to do well. You take your position in the starting block. “Just one time around the track,” you remind yourself. You’ve run it many times before, but those were only practice runs. They didn’t count. Nobody was watching. Nobody was racing. Now is the time that counts. The gun fires and you’re off. You blast out of the starting block full force. You’ve trained hard for this. There’s nothing else in the world at...

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Do the Impossible

Last weekend I enjoyed a hike on Stone Mountain with my husband Bill, daughter Rebecca, and golden retriever, Poppie. As we enjoyed a sandwich on the summit, I noticed a tree growing up out of the stone. Immediately I heard the words in my head, “Do the impossible”. That’s exactly what this tree was doing, the impossible. I contemplated those words throughout the rest of our hike. What do those words mean? What do those words look like when they are lived out? What would be the result of living out those words? What do those words mean? The definition of...

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Jill Roman Lord

“JillChanging the world, one child at a time.

2019 Selah Award Winner and Book of the Year

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