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The Outcome Of Grief: Consumption Or Strength?

admin / January 5, 2018

January 27, 2014, changed my life forever. On that day, I had to make a critical decision for my life. Was I going to let grief consume me or strengthen me? “Seek the Lord and His strength, seek his presence continually!” 1 Chronicles 16:11 In January of 2014, I was a junior at Broken Arrow High School. I had an incredible…

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Love Is…Family Edition

admin / December 19, 2017

Isn’t it crazy how a complete stranger to your life can make you realize just how blessed you are? Today I had someone tell me how lucky I was to be so close to my family and that they envied that. Now this person is simply an outsider looking in. They have never met my family or seen how we…

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“Give Thanks In All Circumstances”

admin / November 5, 2017

“Be joyful always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 There is a clear switch from October 31st to November 1st: Halloween season to Thanksgiving season. We flip from saying “trick or treat” to telling all of our Facebook friends what we are thankful for as Thanksgiving…

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“You Are Free”

admin / September 12, 2017

As an avid reader and someone who loves words (yes, I know I am a nerd), I am constantly on the search for a good book. My Nana sent me a link about a week ago to a video series, Rhythms of Grace, by Rebekah Lyons. The videos were all about learning how to be ok and willing to accept a season…

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Be Still…And Know

admin / August 22, 2017

“Be still, and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 That verse has always stuck with me, but it took me a little bit to fully understand what God was trying to tell me in one verse. At first, when I heard “be still” I literally thought of physically being still. I am the type of person that has no…

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Why?

Tomorrow morning my summer is officially coming to a close as I drive back to good ole Norman, Oklahoma, to start the process of getting ready for the new baby Alpha Phi’s we will welcome home in a couple of weeks. If you take a look at my Instagram, you probably think that my summer was picture perfect: sweet moments…

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Being You

When I was a little girl, all I did was think ahead. I was always thinking about what was next, and I made sure to have every little thing planned out from my future career to my how many kids I would have. Along with this process (as well as realizing that planning out my future was not really up…

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A Mind Like A Child

I am spending the week in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania because my cousin, Peyton, graduated high school last night! I am feeling super proud and a little old because that was me two years ago. Time sure does fly by. I am happy to be here for the week though! It is a nice little break from Oklahoma and a great opportunity…

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Always There

Hi, there! I have not written a blog post since school was in session, so I thought it was time to get back to my love language: words. So here is a little life update on how my summer is going: It has been a pretty low-key summer so far. Days of soaking up the sun and searching for a job…

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Farewell To Sophomore Year

I am not really sure how this happened so quickly, but I am officially finished with my sophomore year of college. I swear that I blinked in August and now it is already May. Like seriously how did that happen? This year has been filled with new memories and growth. I thought that it would only be fitting to highlight…

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