Padriana Grace

Padriana here!

I’m beyond ecstatic and abundantly grateful that you made your way to JCCML! However you found your way here—I appreciate you.  Truth is, I believe that no matter how you found your way to JCCML, I trust that God led us both here. 

I am the founder of JCCML-Jesus Christ Changed My Life. I am a proud 2nd Grade Elementary Teacher, Writer, Blogger, and Content Creator.

I founded JCCML when I was a sophomore in college at Clark Atlanta University. I can remember the exact feelings I felt when God had first begun to poke at my heart leading me to birth JCCML. I had no idea how to run a blog, a website, or really how a blog was “supposed” to be run. I just knew I had something within me that was so intensely sparked with Jesus and His grace that I couldn’t contain it to myself.

Through JCCML, I hope it leads others to recognizing we all have story, a journey, and wounds from different places, that Jesus died for.

My prayer is that we strip away from the idea of having to be perfect in order to to go to The Father; and instead, I pray we run to Him from our rawest form to be cleansed by Him daily.

Every trial and every form of pain I have endured, I can  confidently say that God is the one remedy that has always been there and sustained me. For every problem, worry, and storm–God’s Grace has always been my light strong enough to walk me through every door. Despite some doors that led to darker pathways than others, God has always been the one avenue strong enough for whatever force I was being reckoned with.

Like many of you, I’ve been through much pain and dark doorways, but after each one, God’s grace has always revealed to me the beauty within every painful road I’ve had to encounter and climb. Ultimately, if it wasn’t for my pain, I don’t believe I would truly appreciate the depths of God’s Grace and Mercy. He truly has changed my life. I often get sentimental when I think of where I’d be without his light guiding me through all these years even when I didn’t deserve it. 

I’m here to offer raw transparency and reminders of just how far you have come. I know you have come far simply by you just being here. I really am rooting for you, friend. We are in this together, we are all truly just doing the best we can.

“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to His purpose.” -Romans 8:28

 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

-Jeremiah 29:11

11 Comments Add yours

  1. Perginia says:

    Beautiful! Jesus picked up the pieces and made a Masterpiece ! You are such a inspiration . Only God can turn mess into a Masterpiece. Glory to God! May God continue to Bless and keep you

  2. Thank you for the follow Padriana. It’s a pleasure to meet you and have this connection and I look forward to reading more of your blog.

    1. Thank you so much! I appreciate your kind words! I also look forward to reading your posts! 🙂

  3. This is beautiful and you are gorgeous girl! I’m so glad that God has shown you how amazing you are! Receive every bit of it ❤️

    1. Thank you thank you!!!! To God be the Glory! You’re beautiful inside and out!! Keep going girl!! ❤️

  4. Laura Bennet says:

    Thank you for checking out my blog and “finding” me! What an amazing heart for the Lord and testimony you have. You are a beautiful young woman inside and out. I pray all the best for you as you continue living in love with Jesus. It doesn’t get better than that!

  5. peggy says:

    A beautiful testimony.

  6. peggy says:

    A beautiful testimony of grace

    1. Thank you so much! I certainly appreciate it! ❤️

  7. Julia says:

    This is truly inspirational! I appreciate your honesty and we all need to remind ourselves that God is in control even when we try to be in control!
    Your mama is also my friend and a god fearing woman!

    1. Thank you so much! You’re so right! We all need that reminder. I know I do. 💕 thanks so much! I know my mom speaks highly of you! Thank you for reading and supporting my blog! You’re amazing!

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