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Student Ministry (Guest Post: Lily)

Good morning friends! Today I'm sharing another one of my favorite bloggers wisdom with you. Lily and I have a lot in common, both serving in a student ministry called Young Life! I'll let her introduce herself and tell you more about the importance of loving students where they are....   Hey all! Before I… Continue reading Student Ministry (Guest Post: Lily)

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Connect to the Creator (Maali Padro)

Surprise, it's me! I've been MIA in the midst of moving and summer school, but I couldn't wait any longer to share welcome the words of my friend Maali onto my blog. I love what she has to say about connecting to God through scripture, and how we can use the Bible to further our… Continue reading Connect to the Creator (Maali Padro)

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Untitled Love (By Celina Kay)

Happy Friday, Friends! I can't tell you enough great things about the community that I get to be a part of as a college christian girl blogger. My new friend, Celina, shared the following post on her own blog last week and I can't get enough of it. I told her that these words could… Continue reading Untitled Love (By Celina Kay)

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Hide the Broken

I had major anxiety at Target the other day, for no reason other than that's what my mind likes to do. Panic. My service dog, Malibu, was alerting like crazy. People were obsessing over the "cute dog" in public. I was trying to find an empty aisle to get away from reality. (the tupperware aisle… Continue reading Hide the Broken

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Love That Sticks

One of my besties and her roomies (who are also my besties!!!) introduced me to my new favorite ministry: LoveThatSticks. Love that sticks is a social media based ministry run by a sweet girl in Houston Texas. She makes and sends out paintings and encouragements for those who need them. Here's how it works: You… Continue reading Love That Sticks

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The Girl With The Dog 

I'm at work right now. I can hear my bosses footsteps down the hallway. He's with someone. He asks if anyone's working in the nursery yet. "The girl with the dog is here" I hold my breath. "Allyson. Her name is Allyson." Sigh of relief. I have major identity issues, stemming from the time I… Continue reading The Girl With The Dog 

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GPA is not eternal

Happy Summer, Friends! I'm coming to you a little raw today. A little bit of truth can never hurt. It's that time of the year when we all get our transcripts and grades back and find out how we did in all of our classes. For a lot of people, this is insignificant. You know… Continue reading GPA is not eternal

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Friendship Friday: with a twist

Happy Friday! Sorry for missing you here on Wednesday - someday you'll here about the roller coaster I've been riding this week. But in the mean time, I want you to meet one of my favorite people: Jenna! Normally on Friendship Friday, my friends answer 4 questions to give you an inside look at our… Continue reading Friendship Friday: with a twist

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Quoted: Loved

A few months ago when I first moved into my own apartment, I was in desperate need of more decorations. The best friend and I had a craft night, and this was one of the resulting masterpieces: Upon seeing it, one of my sweet friends requested her own to put on her cross wall in… Continue reading Quoted: Loved

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Quoted: Never

Recently I had a five hour conversation about Jesus on my couch with one of my favorite Jesus-lovin' people. Life was hard. We were tired. He was good. The usual. As I spilled my life juice all over her, and told her my fears of being a burden or being "too much" or "less than,"… Continue reading Quoted: Never