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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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Jolina Petersheim’s debut novel, The Outcast, raises the bar for inspirational fiction. It is heartwarming and heartbreaking at once. A story of hypocrisy and redemption in a secretive community that will keep the reader turning the pages.
Michael Morris, award winning author of Man In The Blue Moon

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Shedding Our Papier-mâché Skins

I scooted over, to make room for my daughters on the bench, and my sandals brushed black, orthopedic shoes. I glanced to the right and saw the disabled man, slumped in the chair, with a pair of dark…


Dear Younger Me

Dear Twelve-Year-Old Me: Don’t put Sun-In in your hair. It will create an ongoing cycle of peroxide and bleach that will only end when you move to Wisconsin sixteen years later and can’t find a hairdresser who will…


Surprise! The Alliance Story Banner!

Hi, readers! I have been in selective “dark mode” since my September 15th deadline is drawing closer with every passing day. This means that I only check my email in the morning and at night; therefore, imagine my…





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