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My Prayer
Rachel Penate

Holy Waiting: 10 Prayers for the Drive Through

THE DISCOMFORT OF WAITING “Even before the light turned red, my hand was locked on my phone, thumbing its way to Instagram.”  In the perfect story of life, the next line would probably read, “and that was when I stopped acting like a technology-addicted-adult. My life has never been the

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Depression and Anxiety
Kelly Simpson

Helping Teens Navigate Stress: Practical Tips for the Road Ahead

It was a Thursday night, and I remember sitting on my bathroom floor weeping, thinking to myself, “I wonder how long it will take them to notice?” I was 16, newly licensed, playing high school basketball and club volleyball, attending agility training twice a week, trying to maintain my grades

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Academics
Joel Stepanek

Why Cheating Sucks: The Merits of Academic Honesty

It was tempting because nobody would find out. I also needed the money. And it was one paper. I remember the moment clearly, standing at my locker and contemplating the offer. $20 for a paper. My friend, desperate for a decent grade, asked me to write his English paper in

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Faith
Mark Hart

October 15: The Feast of St. Teresa of Avila

“Whoever has God lacks nothing: God alone is enough.” Born: March 28, 1515 Died: October 4, 1582 Feast Day: October 15 Patron of headache sufferers and Spanish Catholic writers Background If you heard a teen guy describing a girl as “witty and beautiful, intelligent and charming, funny and deep,” you

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Blog
Helena Heffernan

Small Group Time Doesn’t Need to Be Torture

As a former youth minister, I remember how my Edge core team dreaded small group time. At a point, it became such an obvious frustration that I decided to investigate the cause of this hatred by leading the small groups myself. One Edge Night, I donned my “Small Group Leader”

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