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“When I graduate and go out into the real world…”   I hear this sentence from college students all the time. Throughout our lives, we have been told that life truly starts when we graduate college and get a “real” job.   I don’t like it.   By calling our

A mere two weeks away from the close of my junior year, the amount of credits that I have left to complete is certainly dwindling. I realized while scheduling out my senior year that I have completed significantly more courses than I have left to take, which is a wonderfully

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.” – John 1:14   Believers spend a lot of time focusing on the death of Christ, which is great because his

Anorexia is running five miles yet only eating an apple for lunch. Anorexia is being exhausted from running but not being able to fall asleep at night because you’re hungry. Anorexia is never feeling good enough and never understanding why you can’t seem to see what others see. It’s feeling so

The words you are about to read were written on July 20, 2016. I forgot about them until today, but I still want to share them with you all.   I have always struggled to celebrate my progress. The people in my life have pleaded with me to see the

A few years ago, I shared an article on my Facebook page entitled “Not Everyone is Beautiful.” I was immediately hooked because of its controversial title—I can appreciate a little political incorrectness—and was even more struck by its content. You can go read it for yourself HERE, but the gist

“I look pretty horrible in this picture, but my friends will only be able to see it for a maximum of 10 seconds, so I’ll just add it to my story.”   Snapchat’s appeal lies in its promise that you can send a picture to an individual, or add it

  We all have moments in life where we get stressed, doubtful, and start to question God’s timing and plans. We think thoughts like “No God, I’m pretty sure you got this part of my life wrong; this isn’t how it’s supposed to go.” …As if our plans for our

Dear Freshmen, Take advantage of every opportunity. You have almost, almost survived your first semester of college. How exciting! Actually, before you go on reading this, take a minute and pat yourself on the back. Did you? Okay, now we can continue. So yeah, opportunities. It’s common for freshmen to

“Christians can’t suffer from anxiety or depression…That’s like an oxymoron.”   “God would never give a follower of his a mental disorder like depression that they would need medicine to overcome.”   “Anxiety and depression aren’t real mental disorders. They are just a lack of faith, trust in God, and