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  • Boiling Point
  • Courage
  • Be Still
  • and more!


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18, Texas

I am 18 years old. I love to write songs, poems, and other inspiring things that help people. I…

02/09/18 at 07:55 AM

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Spiritual Friends

Spiritual friends are like two-way streets: One day I help you; the next day you help me.


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Clique vs. Circle of Friends

Carol E. Lytch with Katie Lytch, 15

In the opening scene of the movie 10 Things I Hate About You, a new boy is taken around the high school and oriented to the different social…

02/08/18 at 07:58 AM


Erin Burke, 24

Some friends play at friendship but a true friend sticks closer than one’s nearest kin.

Proverbs 18:24 (NRSV)

Sometimes being fake seems harmless. We are trying to put on a good face. We are trying to make sure other people know we have it all together.

However, being…

02/07/18 at 01:50 PM


Erin Kelly

I never stop being grateful for you, as I mention you in my prayers.

Ephesians 1:16 (CEV)

Because I am human, I tend to make a lot of mistakes. Unfortunately, many of these mistakes happen in my relationships with friends. A while ago, I hurt one…

02/07/18 at 07:51 AM

Celebrating Friendship

A friend loves at all times.

Proverbs 17:17a (NIV)

In my seventeen years, I have been blessed. I celebrate the friends I have and the friendships I have formed. I enjoy and look forward to being with my…

02/06/18 at 11:10 AM

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18, Ohio

I’m a high school senior and have been homeschooled all my life. I’m one of 11 kids. I enjoy reading, being outside,…

02/06/18 at 07:58 AM

See Yourself in God’s Eyes

Claire Smith, 16

The girl in the mirror is smiling now,
no longer just a girl who’s been knocked down.
She’s your daughter in Christ, a beautiful person;
and now she understands that she’s worth…

02/04/18 at 01:41 PM

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Learning to Be with Me

Chris Hughes

My older sister Sylvia and I had different styles of studying. She was neat and organized, and she needed peace and quiet so she could concentrate. Sylvia hated…

02/04/18 at 08:33 AM

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Practice Loving Yourself

Did you know that loving yourself can help you stand up to peer pressure?

02/03/18 at 05:25 PM

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