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It’s A Journey

picture from pinterest Life seems to be a lot about destinations. You know, finish high school. Graduate college. Get married. Retire. Or, on a smaller level: finish that book, get through that school year, make it to that date. That’s why people have bucket lists, I guess. So they can cross off important events in their lives that they’ve accomplished. It does feel good to cross everything off your list. I use lists a lot, and I know the feeling.…

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You’ll Never Know

You’ll never know. What am I talking about? Anything, anything in your life right now. What is it you really want to know, but are too afraid to find out? What is it you’re afraid of finding? The truth? Why is it scary? This has been on my mind so much lately. We’re always afraid to know about something. Maybe if we got into that program we wanted to get into, if our grades were what we hoped, or if…

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A Word For the Year

  Also known as: my 2017 goals. Also known as: this is an honest post of where I want my life to go this year. (Pictures from Pinterest) A Word For The Year First of all, what in the world is a “word for the year????” If you’ve never heard of one of these puppies before, it’s a word that you want your year to be about, something you want to pursue and focus on. Preferably, it should be abstract…

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Now Is The Time

  What do you think of when the word gift comes to mind? Piles of wrapped packages? Multi-colored paper under a Christmas tree? A smile when you need it? I think we all forget that we are given one of the greatest, most beautiful gifts of all time with every breath we take: This moment. (Pictures from Pinterest) Waiting We’re always waiting. Waiting for tomorrow. For when we graduate high school. For when we finish college. For when we turn…

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The Rebelution

I am a rebelutionary. What does that mean? You’ve seen me describe myself as that and probably wondered if I made the word up. It is made up. Just not by me. Years ago, two brothers named Alex and Brett Harris started blogging about young people rebelling against low expectations. That’s what a rebelutionary is: a young person who goes above and beyond what is expected for the glory of God. I don’t label myself as this to brag. It’s…

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