Posts By: dukeslee

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Friday 18th July 2008

Small-town pride, values keep rural districts afloat

February 8, 2001 THE STATE OF EDUCATIONSmall-town pride, values keep rural districts afloat By JENNIFER DUKES LEEREGISTER STAFF WRITER Diagonal, Ia. -The old brick schoolhouse stands like a sentinel on the Diagonal hillside, a symbol of endurance, stubbornness and town pride. The death knell ...

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Friday 18th July 2008

What I Believe

This blog is a place where I share my faith, question what it means to be Christian and share how my old assumptions are often turned upside-down. Because of this, I want to make my core beliefs clear: I confess Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. I believe Jesus is God, the living Word, […]

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Friday 18th July 2008

About Me

About Me

Hi kind friends, My name is Jennifer Dukes Lee. I am a farmer’s wife. I’m the mama of two girls. And I’m an imperfect, flawed pilgrim who’s stumbling my way home. I find hope in the rooted things: family, crops, a legacy of generations, words rooted in the Word … ...

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Tuesday 1st January 2008

Thin Places (Heaven on Earth)

Thin Places (Heaven on Earth)

The Celtic people of ancient Ireland had a word for places like these — where Heaven seems nearer. They called them “thin places.” Where the veil between this worldand the next Oneis thinlike gossamer,where lines blur betweenordinaryand holyUntil you can’t tell the ...

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Friday 31st August 2007

Tent and Altar

I pack a tent wherever I go. I don’t sleep in my tent, mind you, but when I visit my tent, I find rest. For years, I have carried with me a tent and an altar, though I didn’t have it name for it until recently, after a study of Maybe God is Right after […]

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