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Jean Wise
Works at St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Attended Capital, MCO
Lives in Edon Ohio
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writer, nursing, spiritual director, speaker, journalist, Associate in Ministry (AiM)
  • St. Peter's Lutheran Church
    Associate in Ministry, present
  • Bryan Times, Williams County Health Department
  • writer, retreat leader, spiritual director
    writer, nursing, spiritual director, speaker, journalist, present
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Edon Ohio
Canton Ohio
writer, nursing, spiritual director, speaker, journalist, Associate in Ministry (AiM)
Jean Wise is a freelance writer and Christian speaker at retreats, gatherings and seminars. Her book, The Great Communicator, God as a Model Communicator, Reflections for Speakers and Writers, is now available at Amazon and Smashwords. In addition to the many articles she has written, she has published devotions in multiple books. She is a reporter at a daily local newspaper writing feature articles. 
Jean is an expert in spiritual growth, especially in the area of prayer. She is currently serving at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Edon, as an Associate in Ministry (AiM). She is a spiritual director and facilitates the spiritual formation for others studying to be directors. She has both a bachelors and masters in nursing. Her background in spirituality and health care adds to her love and passion for healthy spirituality.
She lives in Ohio with her husband enjoying their empty nest as their three adult children have flown the coop. Jean loves books so much her hubby thinks she has too many. Jean believes if you cannot be well read, at least be well bought! Bring on more bookshelves!
  You can read her blog, Healthy Spirituality and follow her on Twitter and Facebook.
  • Capital, MCO
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Intimacy With God - A Different Bible Study Method

Digging deeper into God's Word is something that I really want to do more of on a daily basis. My pastors wife and I were discussing this on

Happy Epiphany! | Healthy Spirituality

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The Write Conversation : 12 Key Differences Between Successful and Unsuc...

As writers, we're warned early on to avoid the trap of comparison. Each of us has a different path to success—and a different path to public

Year A - Thanksgiving Day (October 13, 2014 in Canada; November 27, 2014...

In Canada Thanksgiving comes much earlier than it does in the US. The RCL texts for Thanksgiving Day in Canada include a reading from the Wi

Observations From a Mediocre Gardener

I love my garden, but this year it was severely neglected. I rediscovered my love of hiking, and every Saturday, Hubster and I decided to pl

The Wellspring: 50 Women Every Christian Should Know (Make that 51)

My mother taught me to pray and her pragmatic faith was handed down to her from her mother. I was the third generation of a “work out your s

Our Reward is With God

Isaiah 49:4 But I said, "I have labored in vain; I have spent my strength for nothing at all. Yet what is due me is in the Lord's hand, and

Marc and Angel Hack Life - Practical Tips for Productive Living

Marc and Angel share practical tips and ideas on life, hacks, productivity, aspirations, health, work, tech and general self improvement.


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I Love You, God!

Virginia Rose showing love to sister, Savannah Jane John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever bel

So, What is a Spiritual Practice Anyway? - A Sacred Journey

spirituality and intention in travels and daily life

Why We Don’t Need to Cringe About the Platform

So, here's the thing. God cares about the work we do. He cares about all of it. Raising children in a bungalow on a cul de sac, and hoping t

What I Learned about Blogging from Katniss Everdeen

by Edie Melson Visiting Katniss Everdeen country. This past fall I was in Katniss Everdeen country. I had the opportunity to spend the weeke

#TellHisStory: When You're Tired of a Photoshopped, Airbrushed, Instagra...

Dear Daughter, You stood in front of my covered mirrors, as I fumbled with my flat-iron, to fix my hair without looking at my reflection. An

Top Ten Things About Being a Writer, A Contest, And Kudos & MoGo7000...

caption id=attachment_5878 align=alignleft width=214 Image courtesy of pakorn/ A while back, my friend, Jolene

Waving Goodbye to the Good Ship "Normalcy"

Special appreciation to Jeff Goins for the inspiration of his post, and also for Cherie Strickland who spends much time sitting with me on t