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This Issue:

Sep/Oct 2014

  • dishonest
  • bullying
  • are we dating?
  • and more!


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Learning to Be Alone

Andrew Garland Breeden

I spend a fair amount of time in the woods by myself. Whether I am sitting or walking, with or without a purpose,…

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Katherine Harris

Teen Advisory Board Member

What’s your idea of a perfect Saturday?

“A perfect Saturday is hanging out with friends, laughing, and having fun…

10/24/14 at 08:04 AM


Tynea Lewis

On my own
I cannot stand.
My strength is much too weak,
and I fall
when my eyes move
from the one who guides…

10/23/14 at 02:51 PM

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Finding God in Solitude and Quiet

Helen R. Neinast & Thomas C. Ettinger

There is a sacred simplicity in not doing something— and not doing it well.
—Robert Fulghum, It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It

“Inside yourself, you shouldn’t…

10/23/14 at 08:20 AM

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Sally Chambers

“In the Habit” session for devozine meditations for October 27–31, 2014.


“Most youth have church friends and other friends. They have Sunday activities and weekly activities. They…

10/22/14 at 10:25 AM


Rebecca Wu, 20

“Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.

Isaiah 54:10 (NIV)

Because of God’s call, my family has experienced several moves—from a small move across Los Angeles county to a big move across the Pacific Ocean. Since before I was…

10/22/14 at 08:11 AM

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Melanie, Wesley, Leah, Christy, Marius & Joshua

If Jesus needed time away to reconnect with God, then so do we! Taking regular “me time” helps us to . . .


10/21/14 at 02:31 PM

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Tamika McDowell

Teen Advisory Board Member

If given the opportunity, what big thing would you choose to do for the world?

“Feed the…

10/21/14 at 08:02 AM

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Grab Some Alone Time

Katy Steele, 21

Pick a day this week to enjoy half an hour of intentional alone time. Invite God to…

10/20/14 at 11:30 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

10/19/14 at 03:47 PM

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Honest to God

God, help me to be more honest with you about myself, my feelings, and my life. I…

10/19/14 at 01:39 PM

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