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…a gift of delivery that resonates… -Deb S.
Jenni is funny, real, relevant, and knowledgeable. Her teaching style is energetic and engaging. -Colleen W.
She has a gift… young women to old women can understand her; they can relate… - April B.
As a retired educator, I have been through 32 years of Professional Development! My session with Jenni Butz was one of the most enjoyable experiences in my career! She is an incredibly effective speaker, approachable, knowledgeable and fun! Let me know where she is speaking, and I will book my ticket! - Jennifer Ashley / Retired educator
…total transparency…exactly what I needed… -Sandy M.
Jenni creates this amazing camaraderie amongst the women that you’re together with…she gave me a couple nuggets today that just made me feel like I can transfer that into being a better mom and a better wife…I’m a Jenni groupie now. - Robyn Y.
"Thank you so much for doing such an incredible job leading at our SHINE retreat. I have had a lot of very positive feedback and we even have one table group that has started meeting to work through your devotional as a small group. I love seeing and hearing about the ways that your words impacted the women who were there that day." (Lori J.)

My latest tweet

I can’t remember when I’ve seen the word draconian used more frequently. It’s a good word.

About a month ago from Jenni Butz's Twitter via Twitter for iPhone


What’s the Word? Tools

September 22, 2014 | Writing

My dad is a great troubleshooter. Even without formal training, he could always open the hood of a car and pretty much figure out what was wrong. Garbage disposal not working? Let?s take that sucker apart. Wires, shmires! We can figure this out! And my job was always to hold the flashlight or the tools… read more

What’s the Word? Comparison

September 15, 2014 | Writing

I have a niece who has recently been giving me some sage advice: Don?t let comparison rob you of your joy. Amen? It?s exactly what happens, isn?t it? I look at someone?s picture of anniversary flowers on Facebook and compare that one photo to my entire 21 years of marriage. That?s apples to apples, isn?t… read more

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What’s the Word? Honesty

September 8, 2014 | Writing

If there?s anything in life more painful than being lied to, I haven?t discovered it. Every time my heart has been broken, it?s been because someone lied to me. Think of some relational disappointment or conflict and see if it?s true for you, too. As a parent, I?ve tried to instill in my son the… read more

What’s the Word? Eiffel

September 1, 2014 | Writing

As a lifelong francophile, I am predictably moved by the sight of the Eiffel Tower and have been known to buy a myriad of products with its shape stitched, embossed, printed, or painted on them. For many of us around the world, that structure embodies something far bigger than architectural innovation. It represents romance, history,… read more

What’s the Word? Recovery

August 25, 2014 | Writing

This summer has been one of recovery for our family. My son had his wisdom teeth taken out, and a week later I had major surgery. After both procedures, we were both sent home with instructions for continued care as well as warnings. Some pain and discomfort were to be expected, but there was a… read more