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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 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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Tuesday 21st October 2014

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Alyssa Santos

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Alyssa Santos

Love Idol Pain Alyssa Santos “I don’t know how to go back, Mom,” she says. I tell her that in one sense, going back might be impossible anyway. We can’t undo what has happened in us. We are changed.” – Jennifer Lee, The Love Idol Angelo and I sat in the slanted, golden September sunshine...

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Monday 20th October 2014

What We Need to Know When We Feel Lost and Alone

What We Need to Know When We Feel Lost and Alone

It was a hot day in August at a carnival. The air was frothy with dust, laughter and the dinging of bells. I was four years old, wearing a seersucker halter dress and pigtails, moving through a swarm of legs that seemed all welded together. At one point, I had been holding my mother’s ...

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Friday 17th October 2014

The Secret to Stop Feeling Like a Failure

The Secret to Stop Feeling Like a Failure

A Welcome to New Friends Welcome! Some of you are dropping by for the first time today, coming from Ann Voskamp’s blog, where she graciously allowed me to tell a story today. It’s a pleasure to “meet” you! Pull up a chair… I’m Jennifer Dukes Lee. I am a storyteller ...

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