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Jennifer Grant

Jennifer Grant is the author of four books: Love You More, MOMumental, Disquiet Time, and Wholehearted Living. She writes for the God’s Politics blog and Christianity Today ’s her.meneutics. She is a member of inkcreative.org. A lifelong Episcopalian, she lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband, four children, and a mutt named Shiloh. Find her online at jennifergrant.com or on Twitter @jennifercgrant.

Blog Posts by Jennifer Grant

Posted by Jennifer Grant 1 year 37 weeks ago
On my desk, next to my laptop, is a can of seltzer water. My grapefruit-flavored, bubbly water sits about four inches away from my left hand as I write. When the can is empty, I might take another...
Posted by Jennifer Grant 1 year 43 weeks ago
“What I do every day is get a pencil, take a piece of paper, and draw,” Wes Noyes said.The 17-year-old artist hopes someday to work in animation or as a graphic artist. Wes works for more than an...
Posted by Jennifer Grant 2 years 2 days ago
I stepped down from the train,Saw you there, old man, bentNext to the Tudor station, smilingAnd waving to me over the steering wheel.Your aged blue eyesSaw us through the maze of roads Walled by...
Posted by Jennifer Grant 2 years 2 weeks ago
Car Trouble in IndianaBy Jennifer GrantWe’re happy fools, penniless as the corn And just as content to watch the trucks barrel by. The fan belt is jet black and frayed. It’s chewed licorice. And we...
Posted by Michelle Van Loon, Jennifer Grant 2 years 4 weeks ago
Twenty years ago, author Anne Lamott was ambushed by her unexpected pregnancy. Her best selling 1993 memoir, Operating Instructions, describes her tumultuous first year as a single mother after her...