I am Jennie of J.B. Tols.I am an interior designer, photographer, blogger, advocate, adventurer, wife and mother

A blog post that I did for my church I knew what I wanted to write about, but, I didn’t know how I wanted to approach the topic. So, I decided to do a quick Google search to see what—if anything—other people were saying on the topic. It, genuinely, broke my heart to find scads […]

I have not yet quite figured out how to make my videos amazing, but I can quickly view them and see what I don’t like about them. As such, I have figured out 5 things not to do when making a video for my blog. It takes so long to create a video, processing-wise, that […]



Dec 7, 2020

This is a post that I wrote for our church blog. We all find ourselves at intersections in life; but this is unlike one of those spiritual intersections. Read along as I go for a leisurely drive with my middle son to the intersection and get a snippet of what it can be like if […]

FOREWORD After a stepchild has completed suicide is no time to reflect on fault or blame, pointing fingers this way and that; however, for the sake of writing a blog post that may help someone else, I am going to share about a lot of my own personal experiences here. It is not my intention […]

Confidently loading and unloading a kayak and which vehicle is best for transportation.

This is a post that I wrote for my church blog. Enjoy it here, too. A blog post about loving and understanding our unique gifts and submitting those qualities to the Lord so that his will shall be done through you in your own unique way. I have taken up jogging. I am not a […]

MY 2020 WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY SELF-IMAGE: before and after images Now that I am in my forties, maintaining my weight and health seem to be a difficult, if not unobtainable, goal. The most success that I have had with my weight has been when I lived a Ketogenic lifestyle. Being a woman in her forties, […]

Right when life is supposed to start getting blissful our bodies start to change and morph into this thing that we do not recognize. I have been focusing on 5 things you need to know about health and weight loss in your forties. Especially as women, we are entering a time of changing hormones and, […]

THE FIRST PHONE CALL I received a text at almost one o’clock in the morning. It was from my middle son concerning my other son, with whom he lived. I had no idea that this was the day that my child had a psychotic break. “I believe [his brother/my sons name here] is either really […]

Does Kanye West have a place at the table with the rest of us? And, five things to pray on behalf of Kanye West. With the state of the world today, I am no longer shocked by anything, but I do have to wonder why that is even a question? It isn’t for us to […]

What did John MacArthur say about Beth Moore and What underlying message did we miss? Let’s take a deeper look at the Dr. John MacArthur and Beth Moore debacle Dr. John MacArthur attended, as the Guest of Honor, and spoke at the Truth Matters Conference in October 2019 at his church, Grace Community Church, as […]


Sep 23, 2019

A Look Into the Life of Lot I am caught between the title ‘The Lot Syndrome’ and ‘Parenting 101’. They are two totally different topics, but both can be found within the story of Lot. There is quite a lot that we can learn from Abraham’s nephew Lot. Lot can be found in the book […]

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