"Your value doesn't decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth." ~Unknown One of the biggest things we look for, in life, is value. We want people to love and accept us. We want them to treat us with respect and care. Last week, we talked about texting guys. I choose not to text … Continue reading Communicating With Guys: Part 1
Guys. They're all around us. We talk to them, hang out with them, and form friendships with them. Just this year, I've formed several friendships, whether they were from camp, church, school, or sports. I have some amazing guy friends whom I love to talk to and stay in contact with, which brings me to … Continue reading Texting Guys: My Take on It
"It's just amazing that we can be here with so many other Christians!" My friend and I were at an international Camporee for Pathfinders (the youth group of Seventh-Day Adventists all around the world). We were camping in another state with over 50,000 people and were on fire for what we would learn and accomplish … Continue reading Is Christian Fellowship Really Necessary?
Dear Daughter of the King, I know it's hard. Going from guy to guy, hoping that they can give you the one thing you want most: love and acceptance. The world around you makes casual dating and hook-ups look like some kind of perfect fantasy, but that's all it is: a fantasy. I don't know … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Girl Who’s Chasing After Guys
It's been a long and exhausting day. By the time you arrive home, it's getting late and you're tired! You enter your bedroom to settle in with a cozy blanket and a few chapters of a good book. You glance from wall to wall. They stare back at you with blankness. Truth be told, your … Continue reading 3 Creative Ways to Make Your Bedroom More Encouraging and Inviting
Photo credit goes out to my friend, Jacob Hollen. Check out his Unsplash page here! "It clutches tightly to my mind. Though I run and try to escape, I go nowhere. Everything in me waits for what will happen next. Peace is right in front of me, but my hands only graze it. My heart … Continue reading Trusting God in the Midst of Fear
Cries of desperation escaped him in his dying moments. His entire life was one of self-fulfillment and deceit. This man was no one to be proud of. In fact, he was looked down upon. Now, as his life flashed before his eyes, he could only wonder if God would ever accept him. It was in … Continue reading What a Criminal Taught Me About Real Love
"Don't try to figure out everything about singleness, romance, relationships, and marriage on your own. Choose to tap into the endless wisdom and counsel available to you from the godly women in your life." (Love Defined page 230) It's the last week of our summer book club! This past week we read the last two … Continue reading 4 Bits of Advice Married Women Want us to Hear
"You need to release the load that God never meant for you to carry, and focus on what He has called you to do." ~Unknown I tried and tried. It seemed, no matter how hard I tried, I always failed. Why wasn't I making an impact? Why wouldn't they listen to me? I wanted God … Continue reading You Can’t Change People…Stop Trying
"Be honest with the reality of your relationship. Don't ignore your concerns and expect them to go away. Acknowledge the red flags for what they truly are." (Love Defined page 201). It's week 4 of our summer book club and, so far, we've covered... Hollywood's version of romance vs. God's design for love. How to … Continue reading What Should I be Aware of in a Current or Future Relationship?