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The Recipe for Happiness

| Kadie W., 17, California | A cup of sugar, a dazzle of salt, and a teaspoon of vanilla are just a few of the key components to a chocolate chip cookie recipe. Just like sugary, delicious desserts, many…

Finding the Bright Side

Recently, I gave a lesson in church about optimism. As I studied for the lesson, I realized that optimism is not a shiny gloss that we put over tough times, it is a strategy to get us through challenges.…

Maybe It’s Squirrels

A while ago I was driving in fast, heavy traffic, and was severely cut off. As in standing-on-the-brake-pedal, I-nearly-bit-through-my-tongue severely cut off. Thankfully, nobody was injured, no cars kissed fenders, and I kept driving along (albeit with a racing…

A Hard Choice

High School is considered one of the most influential times of your life, which was why I was so stressed out after 9th grade. I genuinely didn’t like the Jr High I attended. All my friends at school had…