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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…

It’s A Small World After All!

I just got home from a whirlwind trip around Europe. That sounds rather glamorous, doesn’t it? We had our moments, but the camper-sized bathroom in our Paris apartment kept me humble with girls camp flashbacks. But really, the vacation…

Find Joy in YOUR Journey

So many times throughout my life I have heard the phrase, “find joy in the journey.”  Journey … what does that even mean? Journey has been defined as:  “an act of traveling from one place to another or a long…

Courage and Kindness

The other day, I was eating dinner with my family at a restaurant and remarked how much I liked the pretty floral skirt and sparkly shoes that the lady sitting at a table across from us had on. Then…

Stop This Train

It is July 17th.  SUMMER IS HALFWAY OVER!  It is going fast!!  Whether this speed brings you joy or sadness, it seems that summer always moves a lot quicker than the rest of the seasons do. The pace at…

Come What May, and Love It!

Recently I read the following scripture: “Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.” -Philippians 4:11 I really like what Paul is saying here. He is…

Keep Walking

Isaiah 55:8 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord.” I would like to share an experience that one of my friends recently had in her life. About two years ago…