Author Archives: Genuflected

About Genuflected

Jenni DeWitt has the gift of wisdom when it comes to looking at the ordinary through the eyes of faith. Visit her online community at Genuflected.com where she shares an interesting (sometimes funny) mix of faith, family, and fumbling as she helps us all experience our Christian faith in day-to-day life.

Do you ever wonder why you feel so overwhelmed with life...why you are living such a hectic life? What if we are all doing it for the same basic reason? In this post, learn the secret so you can start fighting against it.

The Secret Reason We are All So Busy

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  This morning I was sitting in our blue recliner while the rest of the house slept. It was my prayer time — the only time of day when peace seems almost guaranteed and quiet is the norm. I read God’s word, as I always do, and then I sat in silence. That’s when I…

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If only God would just help us out a little, then things would be better, right? If only He'd just tell us what to do next or the decision we should make. But what if He is waiting for us to make the first move?

Are You Waiting for God to Make the First Move?

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Mornings. Just when I think we’ve got them mastered, it all blows up in my face.  The boys and I have started making our beds before we go downstairs. It’s the weirdest thing, but it just makes you feel so accomplished before you hit the ground running for the day. Anyway, this morning I finished in…

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How can we have FAITH in the face of FEAR? In this post, by the amazing testimony of a woman battling brain cancer, be reminded that no matter where you are on this journey of life -- no matter what fear is staring you down -- you are never, ever alone.

Kim’s Testimony — How Faith and Family Transcend Fear

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There is a local woman named Kim whose phenomenal story of faith in the face of fear has the power to help us all with our daily struggles. Kim’s niece, Steph, has beautifully written Kim’s story. Please read below for more details and the link to Kim’s Testimonial. Hello, Genuflected followers.  My name is Steph Hogancamp, and Jenni has…

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For the Days When You Feel Like You Have No Value

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    So there we were, like a bunch of rednecks, marching across the field to shoot of our rockets — using the pickup battery. We’d tried to use the 9-volt, but it wasn’t doing the job. When my husband announced we’d have to use the truck battery, my 8-year-old thought he was joking. I…

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Do you struggle to accept help from others? Is it easier to give than to receive? In this post, find out why this could be hampering your ability to receive gifts from God.

How to Receive Gifts from God

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When our 2-year-old son was first diagnosed with cancer, we struggled a lot with learning to accept help. We truly needed it, and people were pouring their love and assistance on us with wide-open hearts. But it was hard to accept. We could get by on our own, couldn’t we? We could suffer through and…

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