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The Club

There aren’t that many people who can handle all that’s truly real. I mean, the hard stuff, the realization that we’re not here for long, that someone who looks strong has been abused, had an eating disorder or a breakdown, and still has a lot to offer. 533 more words


This week I have been pondering this insightful quote: “Never be ashamed of a scar, It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.” Zig Ziglar… 459 more words

Instead of Reacting in Anger...

When someone does something that offends you or they sin against you, how do you usually respond?

I’d love to encourage us all to take a time out to go pray and journal through our thoughts, anger, motives, and priorities if possible before we respond. 724 more words

Honoring God

The Tragedy of the "Hook Up" Culture

For those who are unfamiliar with this term – “hooking up” means having sex with someone you may not even really know, with “no strings attached.” i.e.: “We just met today, but let’s hook up later tonight.” 1,408 more words

Honoring God

Do I Condone "BDSM" or "Christian Domestic Discipline"?

Warning – if you have never heard about these topics before, they are often very dark perversions of God’s design for sexuality, femininity, masculinity, and marriage. 2,790 more words

Honoring God

A Prayer Against Human Trafficking

Today is the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita and the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, which Pope Francis observed following the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer.  211 more words

Human Rights

Tangerine lanterns

Have you ever made one of these? It’s actually terribly easy to cut around a tangerine or clementine, pull out the fruit and pop in a candle. 561 more words