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Posts regarding my faith.

What an Eclectic Music Playlist Can Do

I’ve been doing a lot of travel for work lately, much of it driving by myself. A couple of weeks ago, I was riding with a coworker who likes music like I do. I warned her that I had an eclectic playlist for road trips that included many genres of music. That got me to ...continue reading

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When My Heart Hurts

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 These past three or so weeks have been hard. On the surface, one could say my life looks great. No problems. I have a stable job I enjoy. I have my writing, which is my passion. I have a husband, a good family, a good set of friends, a second family ...continue reading

5 Ways to Be an Encourager

Things a year ago looked very different than they did now. My husband Steve had just had back surgery on July 20. During this three-week recovery, I found myself as chief caregiver and in charge of everything. Was I overwhelmed? You bet. Discouraged? Oh, yeah. But I learned a lot. About myself. About others. I ...continue reading

Staying Afloat in Life’s Rapids

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 Have you ever had one of those years? Like when things just seemed to fall apart before your very eyes? Mine was 2010 and started that May. First came an old, scarred-over injury that took me down. A visit to a physical therapist revealed the news. No exercise beyond walking until ...continue reading

Being Mary in a Martha World

It happened. Two years ago, when we had our annual Third of July party, the food arrived. So did the guests. During the whole evening, questions ran through my head. Are we running out of drink? Time to do more lemonade. And what about the food? Do we need to put some more out? Are ...continue reading