The Blessings of a Mom: Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day everyone! I am so blessed so be able to spend this special time appreciating my mom. So many things she does go unnoticed and I’m super glad that there is a day dedicated to moms who care for their children and demonstrate the unconditional love that God shows toward us. Whether you’re […]

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Dear Church: This is What I Ask

Church, As a young person, I get looked down upon. I get seen as someone who can’t make a big difference. I get lumped together with the stereotype of being a trouble making, disrespectful, teenager. But, in some people’s eyes, I’m looked up to as someone who can live a life of purity, honor, and […]

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How to Keep a Faith-Filled Journal

Ever feel like you just have to get your feelings out on paper? Like you just need to get your thoughts together? I know exactly what that’s like! I love writing, so keeping a journal has been super exciting for me. However, it’s not always as easy as it seems at first. There are two […]

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5 Reasons to be Grateful This Thanksgiving

It’s about that time of year! Getting together with family, enjoying the autumn colors, and being thankful. I’m sure we all know that it’s easy to get overwhelmed and frustrated during this time of year. With all the shopping, cleaning, and making sure everything is perfect for guests, our Thanksgivings can turn into stress-filled days. […]

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3 Ways to Deepen Your Friendships

“I’ll be praying for you everyday!” This is how many of my conversations have gone with one of my very close friends. We tell each other about our ideas and good times, but we also do our best to encourage each other throughout our everyday struggles. Praying for each other everyday is one of the […]

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My Greatest Wish This Christmas

One of my family’s favorite traditions at Christmas time is setting aside a certain day to get hot cocoa, walk around a decorated town, and finish out the evening with a horse-drawn carriage ride. We spend time together and cherish each moment that God has given us. You know, we are so blessed that we […]

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Sweet Sixteen: A Promise Kept Forever

December 4, 2016 brought along a couple of surprises.  First, I turned 16! And second, my dad had something special planned for that evening. Here’s the story. My family pulled into a coffee shop and my dad invited me to come in with him. Little did I know what was about to take place. We […]

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Self-Worth: What They’re Not Telling You

There comes a time when we all wonder who we are, why we’re here, and what we’re worth. Whether it’s been through the struggle of becoming flawless, being looked-down upon by the people around you, or suffering from abuse; we’ve all been wondering the same thing. What am I worth? The concept of being valued […]

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