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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 »

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The following is a guest post by Alli Miller This post will lead to your happily ever after. It won’t tell you how to get married though. It has exactly zero suggestions on a scientific algorithm for a godly man to pursue you. The top tips to begin a path towards a marriage relationship aren’t in here either. But it will tell you about the Man that completes you. Let’s begin with an assumption I’ve made about you. You already more »

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{Actually, it was never written, but that didn’t go with the alliteration. Please pardon me. ;) } . . . So I originally typed all of this to go in my “Three Years Later” post that will be published Thursday (a reflection upon this school year). But my Pageant reflections ended up way too long so figured I should just dedicate an entire post to my Pageant experience. Thus this post. So here we go…     Sometime during the more »

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The following is a guest post by Keagan of keagankcollective.com For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a “boyfriend.” In kindergarten, I had those sweet, innocent little boyfriends that don’t actually mean anything.  As I got older, I thought it made me cool to have a boyfriend, even though we couldn’t do anything other than eat lunch together. As I got to high school, boyfriends began to give me a sort of validation and made me feel powerful and more »

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As a forewarning, this isn’t a happy post. But it’s a hopeful post.  Also, it’s a loooonnnnggg post. If you don’t have time, but want to know the gist of what I’m about to say, it’s summed up on my About page.  . . . Today we’re taking a break from the usual routine and I’m going to write a very personal post, because, well, I need to. You see, five years ago today, my 18 year old cousin died more »