Revival

Big. White. Tent. Middle. Of. Campus. If that won’t get someone’s attention, I don’t know what will. (Well, maybe an earthquake, or a new Disney movie, but just go with me here.) But anywho… last week was my university’s REVIVAL!! Revival is an awesome event that takes place in a big white tent, Monday night-Wednesday night. I was totally only planning on going Monday night, as I had other things happening Tuesday and Wednesday… But after the first night I more »

Do everything without

So, this morning kinda stunk. I didn’t set my alarms right last night, so I woke up at 8:42 for my 9:00 class… and I normally leave for it around 8:47. So, stress. And speed get ready. And panic attack. And I completely snapped at my sweet roomie, who was in the process of asking me if I wanted her to fix me a bagel… So then I felt awful , on top of rushed and stress and panic. And more »

Modesty-

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 »