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Christmas Isn’t the Beginning or the End

Published on December 15th, 2017 | by Isabelle Ingalls

Do you know where the Christmas story begins? Because often, we start in the wrong place. Our advent calendars will start out with “And it came to pass in those days, that a decree went out [&hellip... Read More


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The Struggle of Every Young Writer

Published on December 14th, 2017 | by Andrey Bulanov

Let me paint a picture here that will likely bring butterflies to many of our stomachs. Every Writer’s Dream! Lets say you’ve had this idea that has been brewing in your mind for some weeks now. [&hellip... Read More


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18 Ways To Make Christmas More Meaningful

Published on December 13th, 2017 | by Rebekah B.

Christmas is a wonderful time of year filled with secret shopping trips for your family and friends, hot chocolate, tree decorating, snow (if you don’t live on the West Coast as I do), and beloved Christmas [&hellip... Read More


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What is God Asking You Right Now?

Published on December 12th, 2017 | by Jace Smothers

As human beings we go through life constantly striving to be somebody. We all yearn to be more than ordinary. As children, we were asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Many [&hellip... Read More


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When Christmas is Dark

Published on December 11th, 2017 | by Austin Bonds

December is a season of light. Literally. Drop by your local Home Depot, Lowe’s, Walmart, or Target and locate the large space allocated for Christmas décor. Note the abundance of lights. String lights. Net lights. Icicle [&hellip... Read More


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Slow Down this Christmas

Published on December 8th, 2017 | by Moriah Simonowich

Last Christmas, my mom and I tackled errands together in chilly December weather. As we buzzed through store after store with a list that always seemed to do more stretching than shrinking, I noticed how hectic [&hellip... Read More


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What the Holidays Are For

Published on December 6th, 2017 | by Kyle Golden

There is nothing like the holiday season. Our towns shine with festive lights, the weather gets chilly, and you have an excuse to drink hot chocolate often. Christmas music is listened to during car rides and [&hellip... Read More


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When Your Dream Dies

Published on December 5th, 2017 | by Jeanette van As

I think a dream is dying inside me. I’m in a valley where I can’t see my way out for the high slopes, and all I see before me is the next bend in the road. [&hellip... Read More


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God Calls Us to the Unknown

Published on December 5th, 2017 | by Isabelle Ingalls

Do you know the land most people avoid, the realm that many fear? We whisper its name with hushed breath, we build tall walls around our homes to keep it away. The Unknown. That strange land, of which we’ve [&hellip... Read More


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You Are Never Alone

Published on December 4th, 2017 | by Olivia Morgan White

  There I sat in a cramped hotel room with my family, sobbing uncontrollably for what felt like an hour. The flood of emotion came tumbling down on me unannounced. I was humiliated, having hardly ever [&hellip... Read More

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