Posts tagged godly advice
In Relentless Pursuit of My Passion

 

Passion.

I’ve always heard that word and felt super inspired. Like wow. Yes, passion, let’s do this thing! But do you ever feel like your “passion” isn’t going anywhere, or isn’t ever enough?

I’ve been pursuing a professional career in the performing arts since I was nine, and even before I knew exactly how to categorize it, I could feel a calling deep inside me: a passion.

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Adulting 101: Figuring Out This Homemaking Thing

Are you struggling with figuring out the responsibilities of homemaking, and how to put it into practice as a young, growing woman? Is homemaking all about sweeping and cooking, or is there a greater purpose? For week 3 of our Adulting 101 series, Melanie digs deeper into this important role God has for us, and how you can start putting it into practice right now.

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Why We Need to Depend on God, Not Guys

Last month I met up with a friend for a coffee date and a good catch up and of course, we talked about boys.  The last time I saw Annie (almost a year ago), I had a pathetic crush that I was convinced was such a big deal. I was acting like an idiot around him.  But now I can't even remember who I had a crush on or why I had even liked this boy.  Since said crush, I haven't really liked a guy, and it's been wonderful.  There was a stage when I thought I liked someone, but I'm realising I just liked the idea of a relationship, not actually him. 

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Redefining Success in a Secular World

Redefining Success

It is no secret that our culture idolizes the American dream and puts all those who have attained it on a pedestal. As Christians, it can be difficult to live in a world where success is commonly measured by how much money you make, how influential you are, or how well known you are.

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Victory on the Dance Floor

When I was in 6th grade, I went to my very first dance.  I watched as all of the boys and girls found partners, and began swaying an arms length apart from each other.  My mom had insisted on coming to the dance with me, and she made it clear that if I wanted to go, she had to go to. I learned in that moment, that boys don’t ask girls to dance if their mom is hovering over them.  I think mom knew that. And I also think that’s why dad bought me a huge wrist corsage that night.  He knew the night was a big deal for me, and he wanted me to have something pretty to stare at just in case no one asked his little girl to dance.

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