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How Do I Know He’s a REAL Christian?

October 20, 2014

When I started thinking about dating in high school and college, I knew I wanted to date a “good, Christian guy.” I think that’s what many of us want.

But the term “Christian” is so overused and the meaning has been muddied. How can you really tell if people are who they really say they are?

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Had a Bad Day?

October 8, 2014

Has there ever been a stretch of time where you just feel worn down and emotionally beaten up by life situations?

Maybe things are just all going wrong, or you feel so insecure about yourself. Maybe you’re constantly comparing yourself to others, or feeling like “you’re the only one that feels/is this way.” Maybe you’re suddenly getting in arguments with people you love over really dumb things that don’t matter, or find yourself having a terrible attitude when there’s no real reason for it.

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“Getting Saved” is not a DIY Project

September 29, 2014

I always wonder how people view these Scripture verses I post. I want it to be encouraging, but I also want to make sure that it is understood the way it was intended to be understood when it was written.

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FAITH, LIFE

10 Tips for the Introverted Hostess

September 17, 2014

I am pretty sure I’m an introvert to the core. I match almost all of the descriptions I just read on HuffPost – give or take a few.

But for some reason God has given me this huge passion to host.

Weird, right?

Despite my dislike for small talk, big crowds and party atmospheres, I am suddenly finding excitement in having people over, taking new people in, organizing events, planning out the food – and even answering the door and phone calls like it’s second nature. Ha, I surprise myself.

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4 Pinterest Boards You Shouldn’t Have

June 12, 2014

Pinterest & Single

God has laid this on my heart a while ago, and I’m finally getting around to writing this. I really enjoy Pinterest. It’s like this gold mine of awesome ideas that are all in one place that I can organize by category. I am on it ALL THE TIME. Behind the Bible and creation itself, it’s my one of my greatest resources of inspiration for my designs, and even for my interior design at home. Pinterest makes me ambitious, too. I’ve been encouraged to sew, paint and cook. Oh my! I learned how to cook–literally–from recipes on Pinterest. I don’t even use cookbooks. Continue Reading…