Growing A Cultivated Life with Jolene Underwood

Hey there! Have we met?

If we were to meet in real life, I’d ask you how you are. You might answer “fine”, as we are prone to do.

I’d want to know, “How are you, really?”

Maybe you’ve felt that tug on your heart which says,

“Isn’t there more to this Christian life?”
“Shouldn’t life be easier and better than it is because I’m a Christian?”

But then, you feel guilt or condemnation for the fears, doubts, anger, or sadness you feel.

Life as a Christ follower isn’t what you thought it be.

  • Self help mantra’s aren’t sufficing.
  • Scripture memorization isn’t enough.
  • No amount of self-talk ever seems to change the unrest inside of you.
  • All the promises of wealth and prosperity fall short in their ability to provide a sense of real security and hope everlasting.
  • No matter how hard you try, it never seems to be enough.

You know there must be a better way to experience the Christian life while living through real challenges of all kinds.

Maybe you’re disappointed with the way life has turned out. You want more, but don’t know where to turn, or what more even looks like.

I’d love to join you in that journey.

At Growing A Cultivated Life

you’ll find help and hope for new ways of living with the peace, joy, and freedom you’ve longed for.


My goal is to provide you practical help for emotional, spiritual, and relational growth. I’m a trauma-informed therapist and emotional growth coach ready to meet you in the space of growth and healing so you can experience more the life God designed you for.

Spiritual mantras and platitudes only add to the vicious cycle of feeling like you have to get this whole living as a Christian thing right.

In Galatians 5:1, Paul says, “Christ has liberated us to be free. Stand firm then and don’t submit again to a yoke of slavery.”

This message is one of hope, calling us from a life of getting it right, to rest and a more fully alive LIFE.

Growing A Cultivated Life 

Your hub for resources, tools, and tips you can use to experience growth, no matter where you are today.

When God works powerfully in us, He can work powerfully through us. It’s not easy to take this journey, but those who do experience so much more in life than they could have known before.

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