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I think I was in sixth grade when I first prayed for this. I can’t remember if someone at church or at my Christian school had suggested it. But there I was, twelve years old, kneeling by my bed and praying for my crush’s future wife. It became a habit for about a month; I would pray for my crushes, pray for their futures, and pray for their future wives. Oddly enough, it wasn’t until a year later I started praying more »

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Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God. -Corrie ten Boom I’m graduating from University in eight months. Eight. The thought of this makes me want to laugh and cry all at the same time. My time in college has flown by, and it kinda makes me sad. The thing is though, people keep asking me what I’m going to do after I graduate. And people have asked me this question throughout my college-career, but I more »

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The following is a guest post by Kayla of The Accidental Nomad Life I was angry, I felt useless, pointless, directionless…I was questioning who I was, what my worth was, what my purpose for life was… I always thought I knew. I always thought that I’d end up playing this big, strong, female role – the one that can conquer everything and anything – no sweat. But here I was, empty, trying to figure out who I truly was. The more »

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Hi! My name is Veronica Martinez and I am 24 years old. I am a Bilingual Receptionist for a county office.  Some of my favorite things to do are to be out doors hiking, running, walking on the beach, you name it!. I also love to sing and lead worship. But, my most favorite thing to do is to invest in young ladies’ lives! Whether it’s taking them out for coffee or coordinating young women events, I love being able to pour into their more »

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I’ve been blogging for just over two and a half years now. Sometimes, it feels like I just started, where as other times I feel like I’ve been blogging forever.  Today I wanted to share with you the things I’ve learned over these past two and a half years of blogging. So, in no particular order, let’s begin… 25 things I’ve learned in 2.5 years of blogging… 1. Pinterest is a search engine Maybe I should back up and first say more »