3 ways to maintain a long distance friendship (1)

Two handwritten letters changed my life. When I was in 7th grade my best friend (named M) wrote me a letter telling me that she and her family had to move to a different state for her dad’s job. I finished reading the letter and laid on my floor and cried and cried and cried. Summer after freshman year of college, I received a letter from my best friend who I had met at college (named R) saying she wasn’t more »

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Hello lovelies! I’m so happy to introduce this new series with all of y’all! Myself and several other (completely amazing) bloggers are sharing posts with the goal to help all of us transition from awkward to awesome new adults.  You can find all the links to the posts in this series here. New To Adulthood series | Part 3 We are going on a class field trip, and my English teacher tells us bluntly not to bring any phones, iPods, or other electronic more »

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Forgive and comfort.  Quite honestly, I don’t like those two words next to each other. Not at all. In fact, if it were up to me, those words would be as far away from each other as they could possibly get. “Forgive and then ignore,” I like. “Comfort those who are always kind to you,” I like. “Forgive and comfort,” I don’t like. However, we are called to Forgive and comfort those who have hurt us. It’s in the Bible. Say what?? more »

How to build a solid christian community in college // Coffee With Desirae

The following is a guest post by Desirae of thefullestlifeblog.com I’m a teacher and a grad student, but six short years ago, I was a freshman in college. Six years go extremely fast, and so did the four that I was in college. Some days I miss college. I “loved” college, but not for the reasons that many do. I loved college because the community that I experienced there was the most unique community that I will probably ever experience. more »