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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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Monday 16th March 2015

The Spiritual Discipline of Taking a Walk

The Spiritual Discipline of Taking a Walk

Three mornings a week, I wake up at 5:09 a.m. to head to the gym. On those mornings, I contemplate hurling my alarm clock across the room. For me, waking up that early is the opposite of fun. But I drag my stubborn self out of bed because it’s good for me. And by the time […]

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Friday 13th March 2015

The PreApproved Sisterhood at Women of Faith

The PreApproved Sisterhood at Women of Faith

I don’t know how many years ago I attended my first Women of Faith conference. I know it was clear back when I had one of those flip phones with the antenna. But I didn’t have texting yet. So I took my phone up to the top seats of the arena. I needed a quiet place […]

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Tuesday 10th March 2015

#TellHisStory: How To Make Your Happily-Ever-After Last

#TellHisStory: How To Make Your Happily-Ever-After Last

Milo and Wanda have always sat in the same pew of our church, on the north side. And they were always touching, holding hands. His arm was often draped around her, along the back of the pew. Her hand rested on his leg. He dragged around an oxygen tank. She needed knee surgery. They’d been ...

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Monday 9th March 2015

Set Yourself Free. Live An Unmasked Monday

Set Yourself Free. Live An Unmasked Monday

Hey friend, It’s Monday, and you know what I’m praying? I’m praying that we live comfortable in our own skin today. I’m praying that realness becomes a habit. I pray that we’d know there is far more right about us, than there is “wrong” about us. And ...

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Tuesday 3rd March 2015

#TellHisStory: If You’re Needing a No-Strings-Attached Kind of Love

#TellHisStory: If You're Needing a No-Strings-Attached Kind of Love

Growing up, we spent a lot of time fishing for walleye. Dad would gas up the Lund boat, and then he’d gently shake us kids awake at dawn, despite my attempts to convince him that all the fish were still sleeping in because it was SUMMER, and all schools were on vacation – including fish ...

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