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I’m Jennifer — wife of an Iowa farmer, mom to two girls, new book author. I believe in you, because I believe in Jesus. You matter to Him, and you matter to me. more »

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Thursday 17th July 2014

At the End of a Long Week, A Bit of Encouragement For Brave Souls

At the End of a Long Week, A Bit of Encouragement For Brave Souls

I still remember twisting the phone cord around my index finger, while I waited on hold. When the federal official picked up the other end of the line, I’d ask him some really, really hard questions — the answers of which had big implications. The official had been avoiding my calls ...

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Tuesday 15th July 2014

#TellHisStory: When Waiting is Hard

#TellHisStory: When Waiting is Hard

So there is this thing I have been waiting for. The “thing” isn’t as important as what we humans do while waiting for our “things” to happen. My thing is a thing I have been praying about – begging for really – like a red-faced toddler before a holy ...

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Tuesday 15th July 2014

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Kathy Schwanke

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Kathy Schwanke

To Run in the Desert Or Rest By The Water Kathy Schwanke I was trapped in a prison of my own making, and I had no idea how to get out. Tormented, dizzy, breathless, hands tingling, and mouth exceedingly dry, and extremely self-conscious. Like mama never leaving the pacifier at home, I always ...

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Thursday 10th July 2014

Heaven is For Real. So Why Don’t We Talk About it More?

Heaven is For Real. So Why Don't We Talk About it More?

Dear God, I’m thinking about heaven today. I don’t do that like I used to, do I? I don’t think about heaven like I did when I first believed. Maybe it’s because I get so caught up with what went wrong yesterday, and so worried about what might go wrong tomorrow. I get so ...

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