Bible Teacher, Author Speaker & Podcast Host
THE ‘G’ IS FOR GENELL
I grew up watching Everybody Loves Raymond, Home Improvement, I Love Lucy, The Sound of Music, and the Moses Bible story on VHS that was 4 days long.
What does that tell you about me? I am a good mix of humor, humility, and holiness.
My days start with fighting for my time with God so that it doesn’t get sucked up by the demands of work and life. Thankfully, my husband is like the Dave to my Joyce Meyers and supports me in unimaginable ways (more about him in the next section). Sunday evening through Friday night I’m sending out writing devotionals, hosting podcasts, preparing for a speaking event, or chatting with 1-on-1 mentoring clients.
That’s just the first shift of my day.
The second shift begins when my children end their school day. I try to finish my work shortly after they make it home (which usually doesn’t happen) because I am quickly met with after-school activities such as practices, lessons, games, and school day stories. Eventually, I go to the kitchen to begin dinner or (if I’m still piled to my neck in work) walk into my husband’s office to ask for some quick meal ideas. He is the quick meal pro. Our bedtime routine is a work in progress but has improved significantly over the years.
Now, Saturdays are special. Saturdays are a day of rest with a special name. I call it Sleep-In Saturday! It’s my favorite day of the week. It’s the only day I get to sleep in as long as I want, wake up to a bowl of unhealthy cereal, spend as long as I want reading my Bible and writing in my journal, wat…