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Jennifer Grant
Attended Southern Methodist University
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After watching the film adaptation of Jojo Moyes' book, Me Before You, I left the theater deeply troubled. Is the message of the movie that it’s better to die than to live with physical pain and limitation?
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In a survey of the happiest people around the globe, America ranked 15th. Try these stay-happy lifestyle tips from cultures that topped the list.
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I’m not only half Canadian, but also a Midwesterner. This may explain my penchant for crumpets and marmalade as well as the way the spare beauty of gray, winter days makes me feel deliciously nostalgic.
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A new anti-devotional devotional features voices from across the religious spectrum and offers something to challenge, encourage, and royally piss off just about everyone.
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New research has shown that individuals who play an instrument are more capable at identifying errors and correcting mistakes, and that these benefits apply to amateur musicians as well as professionals.
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The pain of dropping off a child at college.
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March 2016: New Books and Upcoming Events Jennifer Grant This morning I read these beautiful words by Parker Palmer: In my own life, as my winters ...
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Is it nostalgia, regression, or the need for more spiritual reflection (or, perhaps, a combination of the three) that fuels the adult coloring book trend?
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“Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. If I could have your attention for a few minutes ...” Predictably, the other passengers and I failed to look up when the flight attendant issued this request.
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Love this so much:
Jane Austen's classic is 200 years old, but longtime spouses and relationship experts alike stand by the principles it presents.
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Karen Beattie is on tour with "Rock-Bottom Blessings." Today she guest posts at "The Tricky Bits."
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Julian Barnes's searing essay on grief reveals the depth of his love for his late wife, writes Blake Morrison
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writer, mother, laundry professional
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Brooklyn, NY - Wheaton, IL - Dallas, TX - Taos, NM - Holland, MI - Grants Pass, OR
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editor, author, daydreamer, mother, friend
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Four kids - currently two teen boys, one teen and one tween girls. One comforting mutt. One husband of a quarter century. Lucky in love and friendships. (Grateful.)
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  • Southern Methodist University
    English, 1989 - 1991
    Masters degree
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Grant/New Books and Events/April 2016
madmimi.com

April 2016: New Books and Upcoming Events Jennifer Grant This morning I read these beautiful words by Parker Palmer: In my own life, as my w

Grant/New Books and Events/March 2016
madmimi.com

March 2016: New Books and Upcoming Events Jennifer Grant This morning I read these beautiful words by Parker Palmer: In my own life, as my w

Announcing "Wholehearted Living" -- Reflections for every day of the year
madmimi.com

"Wholehearted Living is manna from heaven for every woman lost in the wilderness of motherhood. It's a daily dose of sanity and empathy, enc

Quiet time: It's not just for conservative Christians anymore - On F...
jonathanmerritt.religionnews.com

A new anti-devotional devotional features voices from across the religious spectrum and offers something to challenge, encourage, and royall

Finding Hope and Wholeness in My Son’s Return to Africa
sojo.net

Malaria, tuberculosis, and diarrhea-related fatalities remain high in Malawi. So does unemployment, particularly among younger workers in ur

What I Know About Stress, Now That I'm In My 40s
www.huffingtonpost.com

The best way to avoid stress is to surround yourself with loving and supportive people. Nothing else even comes close.

ThinkNetworks
thinkchristian.com

ThinkModels is a model portal that allows models to be seen by advertising agencies, booking agents, casting directors, catalogue companies,

Justin Bieber 'Smoking Weed' Photos Prompt Letter on Grace
global.christianpost.com

The author who profiled Justin Bieber for the 2011 book, "Belieber!: Faith, Fame, and the Heart of Justin Bieber," has written a heartfelt l

On the Need to Start an Ole Boys’ Club For Writers
sojo.net

Burnside is a lot like SNL. Writers come and go each season. We’re in our Tina Fey and Amy Poelher. The men, we’re all playing the part of T

[Me & My Naturopath] Why I’m a Hopeful Skeptic
www.patheos.com

Fed up with my increasing impairment due to chronic pain, I went to see a naturopath last week. I left her office with plans and recommendat

Leap of faith leads Cathleen Falsani to the Register - Inside the OC Reg...
insideocr.ocregister.com

Cathleen Falsani undeniably found her calling long ago as an award-winning religion journalist and author of critically-acclaimed books abou

Shopping for clothes that will—and won't!—make your daughter look like a...
www.slate.com

My 11-year-old daughter and I just did her back-to-school shopping. Shopping for a 'tween is a little like being a presidential candidate—yo

Deep Breathing for the Soul » The spiritual practice of hospitality
keriwyattkent.com

Parsnips, a humble root vegetable, wait calm on a cutting board. A blue-collar veggie, they oddly resemble the gnarled and always slightly d

Why Should You Care About Prenatal Testing?
www.patheos.com

As I mentioned yesterday, I've written a new ebook about prenatal testing (info on how and where to purchase it at the bottom of this post).

Penn State’s Massive Moral Failure to Put The Most Vulnerable First Inst...
production.sojo.net

As it was done to them, it was done to Christ himself, the very Son of God.

Steve Jobs' final wish: to get to know his children before it was too late
www.independent.co.uk

Steve Jobs spent his final days surrounded by close family members, and used his last interview to explain to his wife and children why he

Longer doctor's visits help kids, parents and doctors
www.chicagotribune.com

As they monitor the health and well-being of their young patients, pediatricians these days often go beyond conducting routine physical exam

BREAKING: Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis Joins Tea Party
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Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis stunned critics and supporters alike Sunday as he emerged from a three-month sabbatical from the progressive Chris