Living for the Applause

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For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10) People-pleasing has always been a struggle for me. Even when I wasn’t aware, it was still there breathing […]

Independence vs. Dependence

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Once upon a time there was a little girl who proclaimed herself to be “Princess Sara.” She lived in a land of Barbie dolls, fairytales, and dress-up. She was in every way, a “typical” little girl. However, Sara was fiercely independent and dreamed of the day she would become the first woman president/famous talk show […]

See You At The Pole

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This morning teenagers, teachers, college students and professors will gather around the flag pole at their schools. Today is the 24th anniversary of See You At the Pole. See You At the Pole began in Burleson, Texas, in 1990 when a youth group felt compelled to pray around the flag pole at their school. They […]

The Bachelor: Learning A Thing Or Two

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I think it is safe to admit that I’m not the only one in America who watches The Bachelor or The Bachelorette or any dating show of the like. I know there are at least a million or so other ladies who curl up on their couch on a Monday night to watch “the most […]

Failure: Pulling a Monica

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So I have this friend named, Monica. She’s driven, responsible, and a notorious “neat-freak.” Monica always seems to have life together, however she has a very strained relationship with her mother. She’s constantly trying to vie for her mother’s attention and affirmation. Unfortunately, in most of her attempts at making her mom proud, something goes […]