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Have you ever felt left out by people you thought were your friends? Me too. It was Spring Break 2016, and my family had a bunch of family friends from church over to our house for a great big get-together. After dinner, some of the kids (who were all teenagers lol) wanted to go to a local ice cream shop for desert. I heard a few of them mention this idea and then went into planner mode. I scurried around my house, more »

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The following is a guest post by Abigail Tovah  A few years ago, I was driving with my brother and his wife on a Sunday afternoon, when we started re-hashing their recent wedding. Brittney told me about the wedding gift she gave Kenan, and I instantly fell in love with the idea. During her single years, Brittney kept a journal with letters and prayers for her future husband (you can read more of that story here). She explained to me more »

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During the summer, things can get crazy with our own schedules, much less trying to incorporate our friend’s schedules with ours. But just because it can be harder to get together with our friends during the summer, doesn’t mean we should just sit on the couch watching Netflix during our spare time until they can hang out. Here are 17 adventures you can go on by yourself :) See a movie at the theater Eat out at a nice restaurant more »

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Dearest friend, I don’t know what to say, except I love you. I’m here for you. I want to help and I want to make everything all better. If I could, I would take away all your sadness in an instant. I would help you feel happy again. Bring a smile to your face. Except I can’t. And I feel like a horrible friend because of it. My friend, I don’t know how you are feeling. And I don’t want to pretend more »

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It can be hard to know how to be a godly girlfriend. It’s not something that is talked about a lot, at least not around me. So when I started dating my boyfriend Caleb, I didn’t really have a clue of how I could be a godly girlfriend. Last week I guest posted over on Abigail’s blog about 7 ways you can be a godly girlfriend, based from 1 Corinthians 13. Today, I’m continuing this topic and sharing 7 more more »