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Alison Lentz

Alison is a thirty-something single woman living in the best state in the Union. (Iowa. But you guessed that already.) She spent three years working as an English teacher in China before returning to the States to work as a speech therapist for people recovering from brain injuries. Alison’s favorite writers are Charlotte Bronte, L.M. Montgomery, C.S. Lewis, and, yes, Dave Barry. You can find more of her writing at

The Too-Muchiness And Not-Enoughiness Of Life

My favorite question recently is to ask people to rate the last year on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being “worst year ever” and 10 being “I would live it over and over again.” I like this question because I always learn something about people’s lives. Most often, I’ve learned about specific struggles that I hadn’t known …

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Tips For Finding Love In The New Year!

I hope you had a happy, thriving holiday! Now that a new year has come, you may be focused on finding love in the new year. As Christians, we know God is in control of our lives. We walk in faith and prayer, and He supplies our needs and directs our paths. “But Alison,” you say, “I already know that I …

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Why I’m Not Dating Jesus

You know what kind of story I don’t want to tell about singleness? I don’t want to tell the “I’m dating Jesus and it’s awesome” story. Sometimes Christians, when taking a break from dating or when embracing the spiritual benefits of being single, talk about “dating Jesus.” They might say, “I’m not seeing anyone now. I’m just dating Jesus,” or …

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