Difference?

Have you ever talked to someone over and over again but saw no difference in what you were doing? Whether it’s talking to them about becoming a Christian, trying to become a better friend, or something else. A couple of weeks ago, a few friends and I were talking about this in …

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Just Do It!!!!

Do you ever feel like you’re too shy or scared to speak up, too scared to talk to someone you usually don’t talk to, or too scared ask them a question?? Well let me tell you something, JUST DO IT!!!! If you’re too scared to speak up when you’re still young, …

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Everything Can Change In A Day

About two years ago, my family went through a lot. Our house had been for sale and we were building a new one. This means that choices and decisions were being made every day. Tough decisions, easy choices, and things to decide on that honestly felt like they would have …

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Coming Together

Lately, when I’m on 9Words, and when I’m talking to my friends, I realize I’ve  been seeing a lot of people opening up and saying how they truly feel, and what they’ve been going through. And quite honestly, I think this is amazing. When I see people coming to other …

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Left Behind

A couple months ago, a friend of mine passed away. Death hurts enough when it’s natural, but when you know what I know about this, it hurts even more that someone leaving you of natural causes. She did it herself. I was painting a picture, the picture was a painting …

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Redemption

Tears run down her face, leaving wet streaks. They are much more then they appear. They are her hopes, and dreams. All draining out of the cut he has made. She crumples to her feet, unable to stand. All she can feel is the emptyness in her chest. It threatens …

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Acceptance

But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.” But the Lord looks at …

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Worship.

Worship. At church, in my life the worship pastor always would say “Sing praise to God.” I always struggled with this because well, I suck at singing. Its a great way many people grow close to God and it is a form of worship but there is more than one …

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Tight Ropes, Fear & the Great Tug of War

It takes a while for us to notice that life can be connected towards many things.  But right now life is like a tightrope. This could have more than one meaning, one could be a real tight rope like in a tug-of-war. If you hold on to something too tight, …

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Our Community

As I look around, I see people talking to each other, laughing, connecting. What if we didn’t have this? What if we didn’t have community? We might not notice it but community is present in our everyday lives. It is so important. It allows us to interact with other people. …

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