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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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Tuesday 16th September 2014

#TellHisStory: What to Expect When You’re Expecting … a Calf

#TellHisStory: What to Expect When You're Expecting ... a Calf

I am holding a butter knife in my left hand, thinking I could use it to slice through the expectancy hovering in this kitchen. My daughter, Lydia, drums her fingers on the breakfast bar, while her neglected oatmeal hardens on the edge of the bowl. “I’ve got it!” She pushes her glasses up ...

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Tuesday 16th September 2014

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Jessica Bolyard

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Jessica Bolyard

Learning What True Contentment Means By Jessica Bolyard Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal is God, follow him.” (1 Kings 18:21)  This spring, I joined the Love Idol Movement, seeking to ...

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Monday 15th September 2014

Light , for Your Darkest Days

Light , for Your Darkest Days

You are in the middle of your story, and yeah, it might look dim today. But—spoiler alert—the Light wins. No matter what the headline says. No matter what the MRI says. No matter what it says on your credit-card statement, your report card, your overworked calendar, or your latest rejection ...

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Tuesday 9th September 2014

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Diane Bailey

#PreApproved Writer of the Week: Diane Bailey

The Bright Light of PreApproval Diane Bailey For years I have tried to find a cure for my addiction.  It started as most addictions do – They are a healthy need in life that meets with some event, and morphs into something unhealthy. We all need love and approval, but mine became an addiction ...

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