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It’s Okay to NOT be Okay

“Are you alright?” My sister, who knows me well, asked. “You seem kinda blue.” My first instinct was to feign a smile and pretend like everything was fine and dandy. But deep down, I really wasn’t fine. In that moment, I was feeling anxious about my future, not to mention lonely, sad and confused. I […]

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DID YOU KNOW? You Don’t Have to Worry.

Read: Philippians 4 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus” (Phil 4:6-7). My little sister called and in a muffled voice said, […]

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Becoming a Trapeze Artist: How to Embrace Transition

          I walked to the front of the room, my heart beating a little faster than normal. Okay, a lot faster–like it was going to beat out of my chest. I usually held back from asking for prayer at these kinds of events. Surely there were people who needed it more […]

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DEAR ALI: ‘How can I overcome regret?’

  Dear Ali, Recently I was feeling really blue and regretful over a decision I made a few months ago: rejecting a really all-round-great-guy Christian brother who asked me out. I felt we barely knew each other. Now I am kicking myself wondering what would have happened if I would have said yes, but now […]

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Fear Not!

  It was an ordinary cold and snowy winter night in Bozeman, Montana when I jumped in the car to drive across town. I was going to stay at my friend’s house and watch their dogs while they were out of town. I pulled up to the driveway and I saw something I didn’t expect: […]

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