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Nov 14 2018

CTLP Episode 90- Learning to Let Go of Control with Jennifer Dukes Lee

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Show Notes-

This week on Cultivating the Lovely, host MacKenzie Koppa chats with Jennifer Dukes Lee, author of The Happiness Dare, Love Idol and her newest title, It’s All Under Control. She is a popular blogger, writer for Dayspring’s (in)courage, and a speaker at women’s conferences across the United States. Jennifer and her husband live on the Lee family farm, where they raise crops, pigs, and two teenagers.

  • MacKenzie and Jennifer’s connection through Crystal Paine
  • Jennifer’s need to write on a daily basis
  • How Jennifer started writing professionally as a journalist
  • Watching Jennifer’s local community embrace the It’s All Under Control Bible Study
  • Jennifer’s journey from journalism to blogging and writing books
  • Jennifer’s new job as coach and mentor for new authors and Bethany House
  • The encouragement MacKenzie found in Jennifer’s new book


  • Jennifer’s battle with doubt and learning to trust God more fully
  • Letting go of our need to achieve and perform to earn our worth
  • Being faithful to do what God has called us to do even when we can’t see the payoff
  • Recognizing yourself as a whole person and caring for your body, mind and soul
  • Learning to breathe again, both physically and spiritually
  • A typical day in Jennifer’s life

Current Lovelies-

Jennifer:  watching the sunrise and enjoying the farm cats

Resources Mentioned-

Abundant Life Soy Candles


It’s All Under Control

Fully Alive by Susie Larson


The Wizard of Oz

Find Jennifer-

You can find Jennifer on her website, You can also follow Jennifer on the following social media: Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on Instagram, Facebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! You can also listen to her new podcast The Same Page!

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