[VIDEO] I was made for you.  And you for me.  Isn’t that sweet? Yes, God created us for relationship and community.  God Himself is plural. He is a “We”- The Trinity.  He is in relationship with Himself. It’s pretty mind-blowing when you think about it. But  how much in our society, do we prize autonomy?  Most […]

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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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The first person to participate in my #MusicMonday series is one of my favorite people on earth.  My brother, Jason. Jason introduced me to this song last weekend by one of his favorite music artists, Lecrae.  (We are going to see Lacrae and Andy Mineo in concert October 5!)  Not only is Lacrae a talented musician, […]

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This is a hard one.  I want to be in control of my emotions.  I don’t want to fly off the handle, or say something I regret, or let one little thing ruin my morning. But I also don’t really want to put in the work to get there. The above video includes 3 verses of my […]

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Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how can one keep warm alone? Though one […]

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Hey Y’all- thanks for checking out Part 3 of the 5 part video series and book club.  Every day, I present you a new paragraph from the book I’m sharing.  This week it is Paramhansa Yogananda’s book, How to Be Happy All the Time (Wisdom of Yogananda) (v. 1). Here is the third of the five paragraphs […]

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