Storyteller. Grace Dweller.

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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Monday 12th February 2018

Let me tell you the story behind this photo.

Let me tell you the story behind this photo.

By now, you probably know that my family has been trudging through a season of hard lately. Dad underwent a leg amputation, and because of complications, he is still in a wheelchair. Meanwhile, Mom was hospitalized on Christmas Eve with a life-threatening infection. She’s much better, but still ...

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Tuesday 6th February 2018

Which voice do you hear?

Which voice do you hear?

Today’s post will likely elicit one of three reactions. You will either: 1 – Get that freaked-out feeling you get while watching a horror movie. 2 – Assume that I’ve lost my mind. 3 – Nod your head with a knowing yes, because you’ve been there too. No matter what, I hope ...

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Tuesday 30th January 2018

The greatest risk in life is this.

The greatest risk in life is this.

Last year, our family stood at the open door of an art gallery in Maui. It was mid-afternoon, and we were walking back from the beach. The salt of the Pacific Ocean traced our lips. Sand stubbornly clung to our ankles, like barnacles. Blame the art: it wooed us from those open doors, ...

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Tuesday 23rd January 2018

quick question for you …

quick question for you ...

Hey there, friend. It’s Jennifer. Because I want to serve you well in 2018, I’m wondering if you could take three minutes to give me your feedback, by taking this short survey. I’ve been blogging for nearly ten years, and for the first time, I am surveying my readers! I want ...

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