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When My Broken Relationships Drove Me to God

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Two falling outs occurred within weeks of each other, resulting in a dark season of hurt so deep that it had a way of molding me, shaping me, and staying with me to this very day—a weakness that drove me to my knees, to tears, and to a deeper relationship with God.

Why Won't God Give Me What I Want?

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I want that marriage. I want that vacation. I want that . . . Fill in your want. I wanted the full-time job. But the more I prayed about it, the more I knew that it wasn’t going to happen just quite yet.

3 Ways to Worship God During Tough Times

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Last year was a tough one for me. It started off great—I went to my first-ever Christian conference in February, and it was amazing. Everything I heard and saw at the conference encouraged me, challenged me, and filled my heart with a deeper realization of God's love for us.

4 Ways to Navigate A Painful Break-Up

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Heartbreak. Tears. A breakup you never saw coming. Do you remember it? The moment your heart was shattered into a million pieces?

I Was Told I Would Be A Failure

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“You’ll never make it in marketing; you’re too shy and quiet,” my professor told me, “I think you should change your major.” I have since replayed this memory many times.

Why Don’t Miracles Happen Anymore (Or Do They)?

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When we were kids, I watched my brother nearly lose his life more than once as he underwent open heart surgery. The surgeon sat us down once, and told us that if my brother survived the night

Why We Can Have Hope in New Beginnings

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You might have heard this saying: “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.” It makes sense, but it’s probably not something we might readily welcome.

5 Things I Dislike But I’m Thankful For

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If I asked you to name right now five things you are grateful for, I’m sure you can rattle off more than that—family, friends, food, a home, a car, a job, sunshine, snow, coffee, and so on.

I’m Not Who You See on Instagram

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One square photo. One little box under our fingertip that we scroll through daily. That’s all it takes for us to form an opinion about someone or something.