In a world fascinated with outward appearances, let's explore the uncommon status of not owning any makeup.
Statistically speaking, it's risky that your marriage will last (and even then, happiness isn't promised), so why bother?
The midst of a trial can be a foggy place where rounding any corner sends a pierce straight to your heart. But it's not all dark.
There will always be something to complain about. There will always be something that could be fixed, better, or different. So stop looking.
Everyone has experience with empty words, whether by giving or receiving. Let's talk about exactly why words need to be backed up by actions.
Because we were designed to be in unity with one another, losing a relationship hurts deeply. Here's practical advice on how to move forward.
Sometimes the most simple and seemingly obvious concepts can be the most confusing, as it can be with love. Let's break it down.
Repeating an undesirable reality (again) can be quite a hopeless place, but there is hope. You don't have to be stuck. You have a choice.
Life is a collection of stopping or continuing. Whether you're being stretched from the inside or out, here's motivation to keep going.
There can be mixed emotions when faced with singleness. How do you turn away from pressing thoughts and focus on what really matters?
Ever been called out for immaturity or praised for being mature? There's obviously a standard, but it's not explained very often.
We're told to ask and we will receive, but what if you asked a while ago? What if you have lost sight of prayers you once held dear?
The idea of soulmates is a popular fascination, but also one that gets shushed for misinformed reasons. Let's look at it another way.
In a world full of voices proclaiming you can be whoever you want to be, how are you supposed to know who you are meant to be?
The idea of a perfect love story dominates media but doesn't step much farther beyond "I do." What happens in the decades after?
Scripture is clear that trials unlike any other are coming, but why wouldn't God just skip over that part? Why should His children suffer?
It can be hard to evaluate a relationship when you're in the middle of it, so here are a few red flags to look out for.
Scripture is clear that trials unlike any other are coming, but you might not feel ready to face them. Here are seven ways to prepare.
It's fascinating to think that we will never see through another person's eyes or be able to hear their thoughts, but we can listen to their stories.
To those who have made a mistake, here are four points to help you leave the past and move forward into a better future.
A personal letter on putting the pen down, picking up a pencil, and handing God the eraser.
While there are many benefits to online activity, let's address a few weak areas.
Fools rush in, and I've been a fool before, so take my advice and avoid making this decision too soon to prevent future heartbreak.
It can be easy to identify friends, but what differentiates them from one who sticks closer than a brother?
Losing someone you love is hard, but you shouldn't hurry to forget the heartbreak.
The best things often come by complete surprise, just like how these unexpected three and a half months bore life lessons.
Why the kindest thing you can do is tell someone something they don't want to hear.
...even if you are half asleep, working through meds, or something else.
For anyone else who feels like they were born in the wrong time period.
Wouldn't the world be a better place if there was no suffering or heartbreak?
Never regret a relationship. There is always a silver lining and beauty that comes from ashes.
If you know how something will end, why should you participate in the first place?
Reunions with long-distance friends can be few and far between, so how do you make the best use of time when you're finally together?
The Holy Spirit is not limited to Christian media, so we can reap biblical truths even if that was not the creator's intent.
Christians should be the happiest people on the planet but oftentimes we aren't. How do you balance the weight of the world and unceasing joy?
The best kind of person is a "well-rounded" person, but what does that even mean and how do you fully developed your personality?
While we may never know exactly why a trial occurs, we can rest assured that God does not allow pain without a purpose.
Wait it out. For someone who cherishes you, for someone who compliments you. It's better to be lonely now than married and lonely later.
Everything happens for a reason. While we might not always know completely why, there are good reminders along the way.
Discerning Mr. Right isn't as hard as it may seem.
I wanted to be confident in my salvation. I wanted to identify as a daughter of the King. I wanted to throw away my doubt and cling to my Savior, but what if I was wrong?
Why you shouldn't make your ideal version of life a reality.
Turning inward-focussed thoughts to an outward-focussed mission.
From starting the day to pushing through a tough season, it is important to focus on God. Here are some practical tips and resources.
Your thoughts control your life, so don't settle for thinking about something you shouldn't.
Music is with us in our joy and a close companion in times of sorrow, so how is it directing your thoughts?
When fulfilling your purpose and mental health combine.
Practical ways to alter your surroundings and simultaneously improve your mindset.
When nothing else makes sense, know this.
It is core to human nature to long for a calling bigger than ourselves, but often we identify with the wrong thing.
With social distancing and quarantine, even self-proclaimed introverts have realized their need for people.
Come wearing yellow and gold and celebrate all that our Father has done, is doing, and has yet to do.
For my grandpa, in loving memory.
A different perspective on current but unwanted circumstances.
To the one battling heartbreak, loss, anxiety, depression, or any other trial: this is for you, and this is for me.
A reminder of what really matters.
10 points to help you form a conclusion.
They say you learn better when you teach, so here I am.
Each person is a micro-aspect of our heavenly Father, God's walking poetry, a beauty found beneath the surface of one's physical appearance.
Before you rush out of singleness, wait.
Because I grew up in a very Christ-centered environment, I did not see the importance of baptism. As I grew older, I learned its value but something I couldn't put a finger on still felt off.
Everything is more beautiful because we are doomed.
Diets never seem to work, and they won't. The "secret" to a healthy life is in making a daily habit of these four steps.
Jesus isn't confined to a box, so your faith shouldn't be either.
Learning to joyfully trust God with an unknown future.
The sole cause of man's unhappiness is that he does not know how to stay quietly in his room.
If you only do one thing, do this.
Not as complicated as it may seem.
This is what I like about photographs, they're proof that once, even if just for a heartbeat, everything was perfect.
Women are losing their uniqueness. They weren't created to do everything a man can do. They were created to do everything a man can't do.
Most people will form circles you won’t be involved in, and that’s okay. You don’t need a lot of friends, just a few you can trust.
"Old fashioned" habits that should become prominent in our society once more.
The benefits of a dying art.