Life Experiences, Thoughts

Are You Thankful?

Isn't snow beautiful? My town got a heavy dusting of snow a few days ago. I could hardly believe it. Seriously, it's not even Thanksgiving! 😳 But as the sun disappears and cloudiness prevails, I have been reminded how wonderful snow can be. God designed snow as a bright and beautiful thing. It is white,… Continue reading Are You Thankful?

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Book Review and GIVEAWAY!!!

The phone was ringing. My mom and I looked at each other expectantly, and I picked it up. In a few sentences, my dad broke the news that we would be moving in just a few months. I hadn't moved for four years, and Illinois had become my home. We had prepared for this, but… Continue reading Book Review and GIVEAWAY!!!

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100th Post!

It's taken a while, but I finally reached 100 articles on my blog. I’ve changed a lot, and my blog has changed quite a bit too. Today I’m going to tell you a bit about where I was and where I am today. I will also include 10 of my favorite blog posts:) Stay tuned… Continue reading 100th Post!

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Share Your Passion Award

I'm really excited about posting this today! I think this is the perfect way that you can all get to know me better. I've been reaching out to other bloggers lately, and I'm finally getting connected with other like-minded teen bloggers! Along with this excitement, I was nominated for the "Share Your Passion Award". At… Continue reading Share Your Passion Award

Life Experiences, Thoughts

Christian, Where is Your Identity?

I tried to run faster, but I couldn't. No one pays attention to the slow ones, I thought. Later, I looked in the mirror and thought, I wish I was prettier. But then, with a groan, I realized I had done it again- I had put my worth and identity in what I could do… Continue reading Christian, Where is Your Identity?

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5 Songs to Dance to 🎧

Hey there! I'm trying something a bit more casual today. Let me know what you think about this post in the comments below! Yes, I do dance. I usually dance in my room with my headphones on when nobody is around. At least, I do something that could be called "dancing". 😉 There's a reason… Continue reading 5 Songs to Dance to 🎧

Life Experiences, Thoughts

Teenager, Don’t be Afraid to Think Hard

1 Peter 3:15 "but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect". Thinking takes a lot of work. In fact, sometimes it's so hard to think about a… Continue reading Teenager, Don’t be Afraid to Think Hard

Life Experiences, Thoughts

“Don’t Judge a Book by It’s Cover…”

We huddled around the campfire waiting for our turn with the "talking stick" and listening closely to one another. One by one, girls were sharing their testimonies and revealing things about their lives that they had never shared before. Something stirred in my heart when someone burst into tears about something they had struggled with… Continue reading “Don’t Judge a Book by It’s Cover…”

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Super Exciting News!!

I finally did it. I got up the nerve to go ahead and send off an article to The Rebelution blog. If you're not familiar with the "Rebelution" and "do hard things", let me explain. "The Rebelution" was a movement started by Alex and Brett Harris and their book, Do Hard Things. They say that… Continue reading Super Exciting News!!

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Beauty, Insecurities, and Contentment

I sigh as I look in the mirror. My hair is a mess, my face just had an outbreak of acne, and I feel depressed. I've worked on trying to get a hairstyle right for an hour, and I just can't make it look like the picture online. Finally, I give up and settle for… Continue reading Beauty, Insecurities, and Contentment