Knowing Your Why… Or Not

A popular piece of advice I hear from bloggers is that you need to know your “why,” or the motivation behind why you create. I am going to butt heads with this piece of advice because I do not believe that this is true for creators and here’s why.

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Yes, You Do Have Something to Give

Have you ever felt talentless?

When people speak about their calling in life, do you wonder if God skipped you because you never heard that call? 

Dear friend, I hope my words can encourage you that you do have skills—skills you might have overlooked!—and that even though you are young, you have something of value to contribute to the world.

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Making New Year’s Resolutions That Stick

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution?

Many of my friends have made all kinds of resolutions! Some have bucket lists for 2021, others have hopes for their future, I have some personal development goals I am hoping to accomplish, and a few brave souls have set out to read the entire Bible in a year!

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How Your Morning Bible Reading Impacts the Rest of Your Day (Guest Post)

Have you ever sat down to have a quiet time and wondered, what’s the point? 

Countless times I’ve realized that, aside from my brief Bible reading and prayers in the morning and evening, I’ve forgotten about God all day. This leaves me with a horrible feeling of guilt, wondering what impact reading my Bible actually has on my life.  

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Battling Temptation: Don’t Fight—Run!

What do you do when you feel tempted to do something you know is wrong? 

Imagine there’s a bunch of cupcakes in the kitchen for your sister’s birthday and they look tasty. You want to lick a little bit of frosting off the top of one of them but you know that would ruin them. What should you do?

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Resting Well Takes More Than Sleep (Guest Post)

Do you ever get tired of resting? I do. When I try to rest all I can think of is everything else that needs to be done. But as someone who has a chronic illness, my body forces me to rest a lot. 

After years spent bed-bound and nonfunctional, I just wanted to go do something demanding that left me bone-weary from a good day of hard work. The last thing I want to do is rest.

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