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Whenever the question “Who would like to pray for us?” is asked, I always shift uncomfortably. My mind races a million miles per second. Say you will, Kara! Be brave! Volunteer! Why won’t my mouth move to say “yes”? Come on, I can do this… But it’s not just me shifting uncomfortably. As I look around the circle, others are avoiding eye contact with the leader too. No one wants to pray!  And at that point the leader says, “Alright, I more »

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Modesty: The word that makes many Christian girls cringe. It’s a word that implies rules and regulations and standards and oversized t-shirts. Yet, it’s also a word that’s essential to our lives. But I’m getting ahead of myself now. ;) What you’re about to read is the first installment in a 3 part series about modesty. Before we begin, I must make a confession and a few disclaimers: I originally didn’t want to write this post. In fact, I’ve been more »

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The following is a guest post by Michaela “So…there’s this guy….” Ah yes! The classic beginning to every girl’s crush confession. I remember those days. I remember the excitement and nerves and butterflies that assailed me every time he walked in the room. I remember the nervous feelings I got whenever he talked to me or I talked to him. I remember thinking about him for days at a time, wondering “Could he be it? Is this the one?” Yes, more »

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Y’all, this dating thing is no piece of cake. And it can be especially difficult if you have never been in a relationship before… or even if you’re in a relationship right now… or even if you’ve dated millions of times. Dating can still be confusing. That being said, here is a collection of 30+ articles answering your questions about Christian dating. Feel free to bookmark this page or pin this image so you can refer back to it as more »

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A year ago I wrote a post entitled, “3 Ways to Maintain a Long Distance Friendship,” which was basically a long distance friendship survival guide. Today, I want to share what to do before your best friend moves to help prepare yourself for the change. This upcoming December, one of my current best friends is going to move 7.5ish hours away. Not exactly a happy situation in my book. This will be my fourth best friend who moves away. So I have more »