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JulAug 2017

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YOU ASKED FOR IT!

Tom Arthur

I have a pretty serious emotional poker face. It’s hard to tell what I’m feeling from my expression. This poker face helps me…

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TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE?

Rachel Taliaferro

I met my crush at a prayer meeting before school. His beautiful, deep baritone voice soared during praise and worship. He seemed too good to be true—a man…

08/19/17 at 09:50 AM

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YOU ASKED FOR IT!

Tom Arthur

I have a pretty serious emotional poker face. It’s hard to tell what I’m feeling from my expression. This poker face helps me pretend that my feathers don’t…

08/18/17 at 11:44 AM

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Self-Compassion

Francesca Baker

We all know people we think are great because of their quick mind, kind demeanour, or creativity. But all too often, we take their strengths as an automatic…

08/17/17 at 08:00 AM

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EMOTIONAL SCARS

Nicole Jonas

A guy I dated was abusive, although I didn’t realize it at the time. He never raised a hand to me. All the abuse was emotional and verbal,…

08/16/17 at 02:58 PM

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Bullying: Code for Fear

Graham Douglass

New town, new home, new school, new friends, new impressions—Must. Fit. In.

I made fun of him. I called him biting names. Why? I didn’t even know him. I…

08/14/17 at 07:58 AM

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OUR SPIRITUAL FAMILY TREE

Logan, Leah, Danika, Katy & Meagan

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let…

08/12/17 at 10:37 AM

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Family of God

Dylan Green, 17

In the summer of my sophomore year, my youth group went on a mission trip to Jamaica, where we hosted a Vacation Bible School. We expected to meet…

08/10/17 at 08:16 AM

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Hide-and-Seek Gone Bad

Jeffery A. Rasche

One of the funniest experiences for the rest of my family was stressful for me. It started out with a simple game of  hide-and-seek while were waiting for…

08/07/17 at 07:55 AM

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Living Simply Means . . .

Jake, Randy, Patrick, Chelsea, Andrew & Alina

Slowing Down and Enjoying More

When my family goes to the lake, we cook a simple meal…

08/05/17 at 02:22 PM

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Acholi Beads: Recycled Paper Recycles Lives

Ciona D. Rouse

In Kampala, Uganda, a group of women have recycled their lives by making jewelry from recycled paper.

War…

08/05/17 at 10:23 AM

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