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Freshman, listen up. (Advice I wished I had listened to my First year at a Christian University)

It's crazy to think my summer is almost over. In a little less than a month, I will be starting my senior year of college, and in less than a year, I will have the degree I have been working hard the past four years for. As I've talked about on my blog before, going… Continue reading Freshman, listen up. (Advice I wished I had listened to my First year at a Christian University)

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Loving Those You Don’t Understand

"Teacher, what is the greatest Commandment?" And he said to him, "You shall love the Lord your God with all heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend… Continue reading Loving Those You Don’t Understand

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Having a Quiet Time (a practical guide)

Growing up in church, I have heard it my whole life: "You should read your Bible everyday!" and "You should pray everyday!" Even though they told us what to do, they never really explained how to do it. I read my Bible sometimes, but I didn't know what it meant to have a 'quiet time' every… Continue reading Having a Quiet Time (a practical guide)

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In My Weakness

A little over five months ago, before starting my spring semester, I accepted a summer internship at a local church working with youth. The job description was simple: form relationships with students and tell them about Jesus. And they were paying me--my first real 'job' in ministry, how cool is that? The spring semester flew by… Continue reading In My Weakness

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I love reading.  I have talked about my love of books a little bit on my blog, and one of my favorite genres is biblical fiction, which focuses on stories from Scripture. I especially love stories that center around some event or characters from the Old Testament. Recently, I finished The Crimson Cord by Jill Eileen… Continue reading Clean

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3 Lies and 1 Really Big Truth about Modesty

Yesterday, it was 90 degrees. Today, it is above 80. And I live in Arkansas. It's humid, sweaty, and gross. It's hot. And it seems like everywhere I look, people are talking about modesty. Is it okay to wear this? What does modesty really mean? Are bikinis immodest? What should I wear/not wear when it… Continue reading 3 Lies and 1 Really Big Truth about Modesty