Tag Archives: treat people how you want to be treated

The Skinny on Sarcasm

I like Wednesdays. Wednesdays mean youth group, which means people,which means limitless new friends to make and conversations to be had…Wednesdays are pretty great. Once at youth group, I was chatting with a group of friends, having a grand ol’ … Continue reading

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11 Things I Wish Every Teenage Guy Knew

11 Things I Wish Every Teenage Guy Knew (Written with advice and input from actual guys) 1. The teen years are  a key time to pursue the Lord with minimal distractions. Use this time wisely, because all too soon you’re … Continue reading

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Go Ahead, Make My Day

“Each one of us has the power to make others feel better or worse. Making others feel better is much more fun than making others feel worse. Making others feel better generally makes us feel better.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr. … Continue reading

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Dethroning the Disney Princess

I wish I were a Disney Princess. Always smiling and cheerful. Looking like I walked from the pages of a magazine. The girl who all the Princes admire. Graceful, poised, and never frazzled. Plus, have you seen their hair? To … Continue reading

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Put Down that Piece of Plastic and Look Me in the Eyes

Pet peeves. They’re those small annoyances that seem to be particularly irritating to a person. Everybody has them. Mine include: people chewing with their mouths open, know-it-alls who flaunt their knowledge, non-emergency text messages at 4 in the morning…but my … Continue reading

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Go Hug A Porcupine…

Hi everyone! SO, how’s the serving going? You feeling uncomfortable yet? As you may have noticed, stepping out of our comfort zone is all about confrontation. By serving, we confront our flesh. We choose to say no to our selfish … Continue reading

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Epiphany from “Camp Granada”

Guess what? I’m writing this post at my kitchen table, while wearing sweat pants, a comfy t-shirt,  and a messy bun. Normally, this wouldn’t be such a big deal– but the past week, I’ve been helping at a local overnight … Continue reading

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