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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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Saturday 1st November 2014

A November to Remember: How the Biggest Losers are the Real Winners

A November to Remember: How the Biggest Losers are the Real Winners

How the Biggest Losers are the Real Winners I stood on a stage in front of about a thousand college students earlier this week. The room was swollen with promise, wide-eyed and carrying backpacks. So much hope. So much moxie. Standing there, I remembered what it was like, to be one of them, ...

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Wednesday 29th October 2014

#TellHisStory: This Old House

#TellHisStory: This Old House

  A Letter to My House (Written in 2011) Hey old friend, I’ve never been good at goodbye. But time has a way of forcing these things, and even as I tap the keys, the clock on your wall ticks a steady march toward the inevitable. The moving truck comes tomorrow. Right now, I find ...

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Tuesday 28th October 2014

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Michele-Lyn Ault

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Michele-Lyn Ault

Freedom to Run Michele-Lyn Ault With my soul bleeding and my heart aching, barely making sense through my ugly cry to a friend on the other end of the phone, I spoke the lie I believed, “People like her don’t bother with people like me.” As I said those words, it was as if I...

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Saturday 25th October 2014

The Secret to Dealing With Hard Times

The Secret to Dealing With Hard Times

Maybe you’re at the end of a long week, a long year. Maybe you’re somewhere, at the end of a life. And it hurts. All of it hurts, and when you’re in the middle of it, it can be hard to see the good in any of it. If you’re like me, you may have grown up in...

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