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3 Things to Remember When You’re Feeling Left Out

Are you tired of feeling left out? You see, sometimes we have the notion that the feeling of being left out happened on our elementary school playground– a moment that is forever behind us. Often times though, I think it creeps up in our everyday relationships with friends, family, in […]

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5 Ways to Stay Strong in Your Faith During the Summer

But when it comes to our spiritual lives, summertime can be a time of spiritual dryness – a time when we fall off our spiritual path – especially when some youth groups don’t meet as often, if at all during the two months of summer break.

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I Wrote Post-It Notes to Strangers and Here’s What Happened

Mother Teresa once said, “Do small things with great love.” In this case, small things consisted of green post it notes and a sharpie pen. That, combined with the greatness of God’s love resulted in my post-it note project. Every day for a month my friend and I wrote post-it […]

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Terry Crews Taught Me How to “Man Up” in the Right Way

Being a man means that we put down whatever we feel in order to more adequately serve others, but more importantly, more adequately serve God.

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5 Things God Wants You to Remember When You’re Studying

Last week I stayed up studying for a test until 6 in the morning. Not because I’m obsessed with studying and getting straight A’s. Actually pretty far from it. I had to make up for my laziness and procrastination.

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The World Needs Your Heart

As young women, we can use the gift of our maternity to lead others closer to Christ. Mother Teresa said “not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”

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He Was Only 14: A Case to End Bullying

He lived, but I will never forget the look on his face when he awoke in his hospital room. It was a look of disappointment. He was disappointed because he would rather be dead that have to live with the kind of torment he went through at school.

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I Hate You, Food: My Struggle with Anorexia

I weighed myself 20 times a day. I allowed myself 100 or 200 calories a day. If I survived the day on 100 calories, I considered it to be a good day. If I had overeaten, which meant 300 calories, I made sure to punish myself the next day by running more miles and eating more meager portions.

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You Are Not Helpless and Here’s Why

What I do have in my power is to live my life fighting back against the storms that want to knock me down and make me into a victim and God’s grace enables me to do that.

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Thirsting for Something Greater

‘I Thirst’ is so much more than Jesus just saying ‘I love you.’ Until you know deep inside that Jesus thirsts for you – you can’t begin to know who He wants to be for you. Or who He wants you to be for Him.

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