It’s funny how life works…  Years ago, my mother tried to turn me on to Beth Moore and I was having none of it.  I didn’t want to hear the truth.  I didn’t want to be told what to do.  And I certainly didn’t want to be convicted of how I was not living up […]

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The past year has meant a lot of growing for me.  As I grow closer to Him, I find that He really is changing me. Songs I used to enjoy dancing and singing to, now sound raunchy and desperate. Did you see the #Grammys last night?  How about Madonna’s performance?  Eww. Post by Jen Knoedl. […]

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  When I first decided to abandon JenChicago.com in favor of this domain, it was sad.  I knew I wouldn’t be moving back for at least a year and I needed an online home.  Can’t very well post on JenChicago.com when I’m not in Chicago, now can I? Bada, bing- JenKnoedl.com was birthed. I wasn’t exactly sure […]

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It occurs to me that this is a good post to write because when I tell people that I am participating in online dating websites, they usually have a host of questions. The downside is that what ever old-school stigma an online dating site used to have, it still has it – at least a […]

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Today’s Bible verse used to be my favorite.  Mostly because I didn’t fully understand its context.  I thought it was all about me.  This seems to be a reoccurring theme in my life. For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans […]

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One of Gods greatest gifts to humankind is music. Our personal preferences for the types of music we like (or say we like) often says much about you. If you say you like Rap best- I will make certain generalizations about you. If you say Christian – I will make certain generalizations about you. If you say […]

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The title of this post is based on a analogy from CS Lewis’ Mere Christianity. He’s so smart. For this Bible verse of the series I chose Matthew 5:48… Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect. What struck me about the verse this time around is coming to terms with the realization, or […]

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