Be True to Christ

“Be true to yourself.” Many times have I heard this quote used. It’s a popular one especially in Disney Channel Original Movies. ┬áIt tells others to be just like their natural self in every circumstance and to never change who they are. It often goes alongside the “listen to your…

Depending on Christ for Your Devotional

    The Infinite Excuses Its 7 o’clock in the morning and you have to be at school at 8. Last night (at 10) you set your alarm clock for 6:30, but you smacked your snooze button 5 times this morning. You were planning on doing a quick devotional, but…

10 Tips on Creating a Routine Devotional Schedule

Doing a devotional can be tough. Life gets in the way, and we make excuses to further postpone our quiet time with Christ. I hope these 10 tips will help you restore a consistent schedule for your devotional, but most importantly that you lean on Christ and grow closer to…

35 Struggles of a Dog Owner

If you are a dog owner, you’ll understand all the things we have to go through to raise our wonderful puppies. From poop to hair to bed to crazy people, we pull through our trials. Here are the 35 struggles of our life:   Hair. Just HAIR. No explanation needed.…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Smoothie

This quick and easy, sweet but healthy, breakfast smoothie will keep you energized throughout the day! It tastes like desert, but feels like a hearty meal!   Serves: 1-2 Prep: 5 min. Ingredients: – 2 ripe bananas – 2 Tbsp. peanut butter – 2 heaping Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder –…

The Ultimate Reading Challenge

  I am going to be going through a reading challenge this year. I want to see how many books I can get through on my reading list in 365 days. This is no easy feat. I am expanding my literature to authors that I normally shy away from: Shakespeare…

10 Traffic Rules of Shopping

It’s the day before the Fourth of July. You forgot the hot dog buns. You head to the nearby Target and you enter into the jungle of people. Everyone and their brother forgot their hot dog buns. Carts are running into each other, people are cutting you off, how do…

Redbox: Lazy Turned Expensive

My family and I have made a pact never to rent a movie from Redbox again. It is nothing against Redbox, they were wonderful. It was our own fault for quitting using this wonderful service. So, several months ago, we received $5 dollars towards Redbox. I was SO exctied because…

Why Are So Many Teens Leaving the Church?

  I am broken-hearted, burdened, and distressed. So many times have I seen this happen. Too many times has this happened to close family friends. The world is on the look-out. Satan is stalking his prey, looking for the next weak human to devour. The urgency in which I address…

Polish Yourself Before You Look for Your Shining Knight

Looking for your perfect shining knight? Slow down a moment and evaluate yourself first. Are you ready to love? To put someone’s needs above your own? To accept all of their flaws and change your own? Let’s take a look at Pride and Prejudice for an example.