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Don’t keep hurt to yourself

Everyone likes having good days. Everyone likes the days filled with smiles and laugher. We delight in being able to say that all is right with the world and that we are okay. But what do we do when that’s not how it is? What do we do when a […]

The importance of silence and solitude
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The importance of silence and solitude

  “By the end of this semester you will spend two hours in silence and solitude for this class.” These were the first words I heard from my professor, Dr. Lanker, in my Discipleship and Evangelism class. One of the main themes of the class is to sit alone in […]

Feminists combat social inequality
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Feminists combat social inequality

  Let’s talk about the F-word. I am a proud feminist and over the years I have heard multiple misconceptions about what this term means. Feminism is not about women violently taking control of the world and ruling over men. Feminists seek social equality of the sexes, and I believe […]

Therapy helped me heal
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Therapy helped me heal

  It’s okay to go to therapy. Counseling doesn’t make you weird. In fact, it’s one of the most emotionally healthy and beneficial things you can do for yourself. About a year ago, I realized I struggled with anxiety and depression, but I refused to admit that it was a […]

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God has blessed me with a great calling

Finding my passion has been one of the most frustrating and rewarding experiences I have ever had in my life as a Christian. I wouldn’t call it a passion. It’s a calling from God, followed by an awareness of the qualities he has blessed me with. I know he has […]

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We must take care of our testimonies

The story of Noah is probably a story that anyone can teach to little children. God called Noah to build an ark, include pairs of each animal and encourage others to go with him. People thought he was crazy, but since Noah was a just and obedient man, he took […]

Trip Alters Perspective
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Trip Alters Perspective

Growing up in Brazil, I experienced many of the negative aspects of short-term mission trips, certain events and attitudes only witnessed by those on the receiving end. I watched as mission teams impacted the lives of orphans in my home city. The teams taught the orphans to open their hearts […]