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I am a Southern Belle recently transported to a solar-powered farm in the Driftless Region of Wisconsin with my husband and two young daughters. My goal is to find divine joy in the simple life, reminiscent of the Plain heritage my husband and I share.

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I’ve just discovered rising star Jolina Petersheim,and I’m hooked! The Alliance was a mesmerizing peek at what might happen if everything we thought we believed was suddenly tested. I can’t wait for the next installment!
Colleen Coble, author of Mermaid Moon and the Hope Beach series

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The Ring

My sister-in-law, for my twenty-ninth birthday, mailed me a tiny gold ring inset with a freshwater pearl. Her cards are always the best—each square inch of paper filled with words of encouragement—and in that card she told me…


Why We’re Moving Back

Today, Father’s Day, seems the appropriate time to write that our family is moving back to Tennessee, because the reconciliation of family is what’s driving this return. Before we moved to Wisconsin in November 2014, I stood in…


Radio interview, Writer’s Digest guest post, and more!

Hello, friends! Well, it’s starting to feel like summer, isn’t it? 🙂 We just got back from a lovely trip to Tennessee, where I officially launched The Alliance, my third book baby, with signings at Burdett’s Tea Shop…





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