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Tears stung at my eyes, threatening to spill over and run down my cheeks. I reread the email: “…I am not content I am not happy I wish I was never a Christian then I would have found a mate instead of waiting and waiting…” Oh sweet sister! I blinked back the tears. And then my sorrow turned to anger- not towards this reader, but towards our enemy who made her wish she could trade her salvation for a husband. more »

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Looking for ways to pray during a break-up? I totally understand. Two of my close friends have gone through break-ups this summer and I know the struggle of knowing what exactly to pray for them. Back in August, I wrote a post about two ways to comfort your friend when she’s going through a break up. One of these ways was praying for your friend. Today, I thought I would share 7 ways to pray for your friend during her more »

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Before Caleb and I started dating, I fell victim to a belief to which I fear many a single girl has subscribed. I thought my singleness was God’s way of punishing me for a weak relationship with Him. And I thought that maybe if I read my Bible every single day and prayed often and sought ways to serve Him, then God would reward me with a boyfriend. It seems silly to me, now that I’m reflecting on it. But seriously, more »

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The following is a guest post by Michaela So he likes you, huh? Maybe he professed his “like” for you to your face. Maybe asked you out? Or perhaps your best friend found out and just told you. Or you found out through your friend’s best friend’s cousin at school, co-op, or youth group? And you don’t like him back, am I right? You’re probably feeling one of two ways right now: disgust or dismay. You might feel disgusted because, more »

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During the summer, things can get crazy with our own schedules, much less trying to incorporate our friend’s schedules with ours. But just because it can be harder to get together with our friends during the summer, doesn’t mean we should just sit on the couch watching Netflix during our spare time until they can hang out. Here are 17 adventures you can go on by yourself :) See a movie at the theater Eat out at a nice restaurant more »