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3 Truths for When Life Gets You Down

Published on May 24th, 2017 | by Rebekah B.

I know the feeling. It’s the feeling of utter defeat before you have stepped out of bed. You feel so weighed down by life’s problems that you don’t think you can sit up. All you want [&hellip... Read More


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Dear Church: a Letter from Young People

Published on May 23rd, 2017 | by Samuel Byers

Millennials. Narcissists. Entitled. Expectations for our generation could not be lower. I don’t deny the statistics and our flaws, but it breaks my heart how many in the church have written us off as a failure. [&hellip... Read More


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Becoming an Adult Means Embracing Change

Published on May 22nd, 2017 | by Lauren Dunn

Last December my family and I visited a living nativity. There were camels, authentic costumes, Roman guards on horses, and a first-century marketplace swarming with children calling out their wares. As we waited for our tour, [&hellip... Read More


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The Importance of Community

Published on May 19th, 2017 | by Joseph G

A Want to be Independent and Free Humans have had a condition since the fall, and it’s their want to be independent. Now don’t get me wrong, there are good things about being independent, but in [&hellip... Read More


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A Letter to My Younger Sister

Published on May 18th, 2017 | by KayleighAnne Stanton

Dear Younger Sister, You know, it’s hard being a big sister sometimes. I always feel like I have to act perfect, look perfect, be perfect in order for you to appreciate who I am. And yet, [&hellip... Read More


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Bad Choices Don’t Make the Best Stories

Published on May 17th, 2017 | by Kate Campbell

Bad Choices = Good Stories I saw these words in an image as I was scrolling through posts online the other day, and it really reminded me of my generation and peer group. The constant desire [&hellip... Read More


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How to Respond to Horrific Events

Published on May 16th, 2017 | by Moriah Simonowich

Some days, the weight of what the future might holds seems crushing. How will life turn out? Will seemingly broken pieces ever be put together again? For weeks, the news has broadcasted live footage of babies [&hellip... Read More


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What Martin Luther Teaches Us About Life and Death

Published on May 15th, 2017 | by Seth Snode

During the lifetime of Martin Luther (1483-1546) there was a saying: “In the midst of life we die.” Many people did not live long in those days — life expectancy was around the mid-thirties. Many children [&hellip... Read More


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22 Ways To Be Productive This Summer

Published on May 12th, 2017 | by Eliza Downer

Summer… The hot, and often boring days are filled with video games, a popsicle, and possibly an enjoyable vacation or two. The normal day to day school and homework are put on hold for us to [&hellip... Read More


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12 Steps to Recovering from Self-Addiction

Published on May 11th, 2017 | by Patricia Engler

Note: the following scenario occurred solely in the author’s imagination; any resemblance to actual persons or events is (mostly) coincidental. “Hello,” I greet the circle of faces attending the self-addiction support group. “My name is Patricia [&hellip... Read More

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