Yearly Archive:: 2013


The Scoop on the World

When you think of the world, you might think of exploring Paris and New Zealand and the Ivory Coast (how exciting does that sound?!). The world seems like a neutral space full of endless possibilities for adventure. It is . . . right? It all depends on what you mean by “world.”

Falling in Love with Strangers

Thanks to a quick “flirting with a stranger” moment, I realized just how easily we as girls can get our thoughts all tangled up in guys. Guys we have never met. Guys we hardly know. And guys who give us the slightest bit of attention. So what can we do to avoid getting emotionally caught up in a guy?

Rumor Has It

Sooner or later people are going to be talking and the subject matter will turn to you. Maybe what they’re saying is true. Maybe it isn’t. Either way, it is no fun to be caught in the rumor mill. So how should you respond the next time rumors are being spread about you?

The Pitfalls of Spiritual Highs

There’s nothing wrong with "mountaintop experiences." Jesus and His friends had them. But if we’re not careful, we may begin depending on that good feeling to get us through the day rather than remembering who it is that is holding us.