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The Waiting: What God teaches me whil...

The Waiting: What God teaches me while I wait for marriage by Tina Bryant
By Tina Bryant photo credit: Pinterest Once upon a time there was a man named Jesus. Jesus is a young handsome prince who saved me from many bad, unhealthy relationships. Seven years later he still romances me. We lived happily ever after. The End…. I wish it was that easy. Seven years ago, I got out of a really bad relationship. It was fille [...]

Why do we HATE shopping?

Why do we HATE shopping?
You can move from hatred to hope with these four practical tips You hate shopping? You’re not alone! “Getting half-naked in front of the dressing room mirror intimidates me.” “I don’t know what looks good on me.” “I’ll go shopping after I lose some weight.” “I just don’t like my body.” Are you unhappy with your current wardrobe situation? Do [...]

Emergency Underwear: How Did That Hap...

Emergency Underwear
It’s Monday morning, you can guarantee that I’m struggling. At any point between 6:30am and 10am, I’m a cross between a walking hot mess and an incoherent toddler. All I want on Monday morning is for the clock to rewind back to Friday. As I stumble through my morning toilette (pronounced “twaa-let” –I’m attempting to get fancy her [...]

The three ways that Frozen helped me ...

The three ways that Frozen helped me reflect on 2014…
2014…Well, that went fast! It’s amazing how quickly 365 days pass by – especially the good days. Oh, how I wished some of those good days could have lasted a little longer. And the bad days…well, the bad days couldn’t end soon enough. While I post a lot of positive things on social media about what’s happen [...]

What married people forget about bein...

What married people forget about being single by Brittany Kaelber
Brittany Kaelber wants to live in a world where cookie dough is at the top of the food pyramid, leg warmers never go out of style and there are more spontaneous song and dance numbers in everyday life. When she’s not working as a full-time video producer and a part-time photographer at CedarCreek Church, you can find her hanging out wit [...]