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The Ugly Cry Face

I’m an ugly crier. When I cry, my cheeks become splotchy, my nose gets stuffy, and my face scrunches up. It’s not particularly attractive. The fact that I’m not a super pretty crier is one of the reasons why I … Continue reading

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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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22 Things That Will Make You a Happier Person

22 Things That Will Make You a Happier Person   1.  Letting go of people pleasing. You can’t make everyone happy. Why waste time trying? 2.  Spending time outside. 3. Giving up your grudges. Who wants those nasty feelings hanging … Continue reading

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Life is Not a Chick Flick

You know what’s wonderful? Those moments when you can be totally confused and completely irrational and really upset, and the Lord comes in and helps change your perspective. It’s like frantically searching for something in a dark room, and Jesus … Continue reading

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Are You A Doormat?

Humility. It’s one of those words that makes church people cringe slightly. You’re supposed to do it, but choosing humility normally means making you feel uncomfortable…it often means not having things your way. Humility is like the nasty medicine we … Continue reading

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Being A Preacher’s Kid Made Me a Good Actress

My name is Sasha and I’m a preacher’s kid. When I was little, every Sunday, I’d get up early and go to Sunday school. I’d smile at all the old ladies who talked about what a “sweet girl” I am. … Continue reading

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Popping Your Social Bubble and Changing the Status Quo

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not.” ~ Dr. Seuss Sure, it’s kinda cliche. And yeah, it’s from the dude who wrote “Green Eggs and Ham”. But still–this quote rings … Continue reading

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Slaying the “Bitterness-Monster”

Once upon a time, somebody hurt my feelings. Whether or not they intended to, it happened just the same. After venting about the situation, sipping some hot tea, and talking to the Lord about it all, I felt ready to … Continue reading

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Would You Like A Cup of Sunshine with That?

The past five days have been quite productive, in my opinion. 30 Days of Thanksgiving is in full swing, and I’ve already noticed some changes in my attitude! (Recap for the newbies: 30 Days of Thanksgiving is a challenge to … Continue reading

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