Who was your 2014 angel?

The other day I came across a clip from the end of It’s a Wonderful Life, a movie which has a surprising ability to turn me into a mushy, sentimental mess. I got all teary-eyed to see how the imperfect angel, Clarence Odbody, gave George a new lease on life by coming to him in his darkest hour. I think one of the reasons I find that scene so touching is because I’ve had so many Clarence Odbodys in my own life ....more

7 Quick Takes about eating bugs at Ivy League Christmas parties and the sounds of Lino Rulli’s homeschool takeover

— 1 — We still don’t have a Christmas tree. I just walked by a broken Advent candle in the toy pile next to a naked Barbie. But it’s all good, because I GOT MY CHRISTMAS CARDS DONE! ...more

The secret to an intentional Christmas

Kendra Tierney I was surprised by...more

7 Quick Takes with a big announcement, a drinking horn, a gift coupon, and a desperate call for the Advent rock!

— 1 — On October 2, 2008 I wrote my first “7 Quick Takes” post. Soon after that I made it a link-up, meaning I put some code on the bottom of each of my own 7 Quick Takes posts so that other bloggers could submit links to their own posts of the same format. In the six years since then, not a single Friday has gone by that I haven’t written a 7 Quick Takes post and hosted the linkup (or at least posted a note with a lame excuse about why I couldn’t) ....more

The power of a meal, shared with friends

At the beginning of this year, my friend Rachael...more

7 Quick Takes

If you are a blogger looking for the 7 Quick Takes linkup, sorry I didn’t have the list up yesterday! I was knocked out by a...more

Doubt, spiritual attack, motherhood fails…the free podcast of my show is now live!

At looooong last, my podcast is finally up and running! For those of you who don’t have SiriusXM to tune in to the full versions of my radio show, I can now offer a free podcast of a “best of” segment from each show. HOW TO LISTEN If you would like to subscribe, you can find it on iTunes here, or search for The Jennifer Fulwiler Show in your favorite podcasting app (I use Podcruncher) ....more

7 Quick Takes – over at Kelly’s place!

If you’re a blogger who’s going to link up to the 7 Quick Takes list, head over to Kelly’s place! I hope to get my own post up later, but Kelly is hosting the list. Have a great weekend! ...more

Edel tickets go on sale today!

I am thrilled to announce that tickets for the 2015 Edel Gathering go on sale this morning, Wednesday 11/18, at 11:00 AM ET! Here is the link to purchase tickets to Edel ’15! SELFIES When you get your ticket, you can print out this PDF for all your egregious #edel15 selfie needs ....more

7 Quick Takes about (finally) being on Facebook, the GoodReads Choice Awards, and chatting with Jeannie Gaffigan

— 1 — I am thrilled to announce that my book, Something Other than God, has made it to the semi-final round in the GoodReads Choice Awards! We are on round 2 of 3, and voting for this round ends tomorrow (Saturday). I am profoundly grateful for your votes in the first...more