Tag Archives: relationships

Called Not to Defeat

It was Saturday morning, and behold, a day of Christmas baking and shopping lay before me. I jumped out of bed and spun about in a flurry of preparation, throwing on clothes and hair things and jackets and schtuff. Downstairs, … Continue reading

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The Truth is That the Trust is Worth it

In the BBC version of Pride and Prejudice, starring Keira Knightley, there’s a scene where Elizabeth (Knightley’s character) is spinning around on the family barn swing as the seasons pass before her. The scene is soaked with the weighty rain … Continue reading

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Battle Buddies

It was as I was driving to Khalida’s house, after spending some time at the Starbucks off Walter Reed Rd. praying for Anna and for the people God desired to reach through her, that I became overwhelmed by yet again … Continue reading

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Let You Down

Ah, yes, there I was, yet again sitting in my car, crying. It’s in these moments I wonder what my emotions think they’re doing, just spilling out of my eyes like that. So, there’s a song from Glee (I was … Continue reading

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Whole 30 and Synergy

I would like to inform the Internet that going to school online is VERY different from going to school in person. I realize this is probably common knowledge, but I finally put my finger on why it’s so different. When I was … Continue reading

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Review #4: I’d Like You More If You Were More Like Me

  “EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE LOVED. TO BE CELEBRATED AND RESPECTED. TO BE KNOWN. WHAT IF CREATING DEEPER, MORE MEANINGFUL RELATIONSHIPS IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK? We want people in our lives we can trust, confide in, and turn to … Continue reading

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Not Without You

My phone went off at 7:30am, which felt early. I turned over in bed in the red-tinted room, colored so because of how the morning light filtered in through the fire-engine red curtains over the window. I grabbed my phone … Continue reading

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