my teenage heart

And the reality is that when I don’t spend time with Him I don’t have anything good in me, and I don’t have anything good to say.

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church, for one.

“It wasn’t until I heard that…speech about self-doubt that it struck me: the real issue wasn’t that I felt like a fraud, but that I could feel something deeply and profoundly and be completely wrong.” – Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In  I’ve tried really hard not to write about singleness. I don’t want to be one […]

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only be brave (replacing fear)

One of my favorite movies ever, has one of my favorite lines ever. Iris, a young professional, is having dinner with her elderly neighbor, Arthur. Arthur, an accomplished movie director, says, “Iris, in the movies we have leading ladies and we have the best friend. You are a leading lady, but for some reason you’re […]

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draw near (giving up Fear)

I really like Lent. I like the challenge, the discipline, and the accountability. It was never a part of my life until college, and even then it was usually coffee or sugar (neither of which I probably followed through with). Those things are fine to give up, but it wasn’t until grad school and my program at […]

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