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What Should I Be Looking for in Dating?

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What does a godly dating relationship look like? While the Bible has a lot of wisdom and guidance for God-honoring marriages, it doesn't provide step-by-step instructions for how to achieve one. Sometimes this can leave us feeling frustrated and abandoned—but our God has promised never to leave us (Deuteronomy 31:6). He is a patient teacher, and He has a good plan for you and me, regardless of our relationship status.

I Was Wrong About Giving Tuesday

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As someone who works closely with several non-profit organizations, I am distinctly aware of Giving Tuesday. In the United States, this Giving Tuesday "holiday" comes from an honorable desire to help non-profits continue their good work.

How the Fourth of July Reminds Me of Jesus

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The Fourth of July holiday—commemorating the beginning of the American revolution against the motherland, England—is a central part of the United States’ origin story. Odds are that even if you don’t live in the USA, your home country has an origin story, too.

I've Arrived. Now What?

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It’s been a year since I graduated college, and so much has happened already! I've been blessed with a fun and challenging job in my field of study.

Hypocrisy in Speech

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I slammed down the phone with a bang and let out a long suffering sigh. “That was the longest call of my life!” I exclaimed in anger.

Do Temptations Come from God?

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Two weeks after Christmas, I excitedly ripped open a letter from my mom and chuckled when I found a neatly handwritten thank-you note inside. She had always reminded me about the importance of good manners, and it felt like her note was a genuine thank-you as well as a subtle reminder to send my own Christmas notes.

I Was Wrong About Thanksgiving

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I used to think Thanksgiving was cute, like little handprint turkey art projects from third graders. Thanksgiving was mildly entertaining, like whatever football game is on TV when you fall asleep after too much turkey.

Solution to Forgetfulness: A Pile of Stones

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Because I'm forgetful, I made a pile of stones and put them in my living room. I was inspired by a kind woman named Terri Carter whom I've met only once in my life.

Martin Luther: And So He Died As He Lived

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"And so he died as he lived." That's how Martin Luther was eulogized after his death on February 18, 1546, some 470 years ago.