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Hi, I’m Jessie. I grew up between cornfields near Potomac, Illinois with an ever-changing stack of library books beside my bed. I love bringing hope and inspiration to people like you through my writing, and am excited to be on this writing jouney, even though it regularly makes me want to both sing for joy and pull out my hair. 

I graduated from Greenville College (now Greenville University) with a BA in social work, and worked several years in the field of child welfare before becoming a full-time mom. Several years after marrying my husband, we moved our family from our hometown in Illinois to northwest Indiana where we spent four busy years helping plant a church.

In 2017 God surprised us by moving our family to beautiful south-central Indiana. God continues to surprise and delight us as he daily paves a way ahead of us and shows us that his plans are always best.

I love laughter, roadtrips, and spending time with loved ones. When I’m not busy homeschooling our three kids and running them around to their various groups and activities, I’m often behind my laptop with a mug of black coffee nearby working on my latest writing project. I wouldn’t have it any other way. 🙂