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Disclaimer: These are my personal thoughts and opinions. I by no means have this whole modesty thing figured out, I just wanted to share with y’all what I’ve learned about it thus far. Feel free to disagree with me, but please keep your thoughts respectful and courteous :) Blessings! There are two things you should know about me for the following story to make sense: 1. I am a VERY legalistic person. 2. I don’t like breaking rules. Anywho… When more »

This is the day that the Lord has

The Joy of Mondays??? Yup. You read it right. Mondays can be joyful. Every December, as soon as Christmas passes, everyone gets SUPER excited for the New Year. Because with the New Year comes a second chance, a hope that things will be different this year. It’s a time for resolutions and goals and dreams. Why then, if we look forward to the New Year, do we not look forward to the new week? Mondays are the start of the more »

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When going off to college, you have a fantastic opportunity to visit churches on your own– without your parents or  anyone else to guide you. This may seem scary, but finding a local church home in your college city really isn’t all that difficult.   1. Visit churches. Duh. But really! Actually visit churches, don’t just talk about visiting churches. Visit a church on your very first Sunday of college. I know it’s scary– I was terrified. But if you don’t more »

The Story of My Not-Purity Ring

No, I’m not engaged. Now that we’ve cleared that up, I want to share the story behind my “purity” ring. Because, it’s not really a purity ring, as in a ring I wear until I’m married to show that I refuse to have sex. Nope. In fact, I plan on wearing this ring even after I get married (and have sex). Instead, my ring is a reminder. …A reminder of what? Glad you asked :) But first, some background info: more »

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It’s a new year, which means that now’s the time to become whatever you want to be. It’s the time for New Years Resolutions. It’s the time for the start of something new (and the time for a High School Musical song to pop into my head). It’s the new year, so it’s the time for a new you. At least, that’s what we strive to do.I’ve never been one to make a bunch of New Years Resolutions. New Years more »