2018 Dream Guide

December 27, 2017
2018 Dream Guide

2018 Dream Guide

It is almost the New Year and something about the turning of a calendar year makes my heart race. I love looking forward, dreaming, planning, and stepping out of the accidental boxes that have erected around the way we live and the way we think.

If you’ve followed the blog for a while, then you know the Dream Guide is one Keep Reading...

When I’m Unsure of What’s Ahead

September 29, 2016
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When I'm Unsure of What's Ahead

“Today I started a scrapbook,” Alex told me excitedly as we sat talking on the phone about God and the future. She had a lot of future ahead. Alex was 19 and a sophomore at the University of Texas. Her blonde ringlets must have bounced as she talked, and I imagined her having an expression Keep Reading...

How Does Someone Know God?

August 18, 2016
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How does someone know God?

I used to think knowing about God was the same as knowing him. I remember sitting in a room full of future pastors at seminary. I always felt a little out of place. Maybe it was because I was a girl in a room full of men; maybe it was because I sat there tearing up, Keep Reading...

Our Village

April 11, 2016

Our Village-Jennie Allen

So I accidentally started a village last night.

I was equal parts lonely and overwhelmed with the task of writing draft two of a new book in front of me. I am not someone who creates in a vacuum. I like team, I like brainstorming with friends.

So I clicked around on Facebook and Keep Reading...