Life

My best friend is pulling away.

“It feels like my best friend is pulling away from me. She’s spending more time with the friends and less time with me. I’m hurt but obviously can’t say, “Stop…

Getting dirty & taking risks

Those of you who follow me on twitter/instagram know that I was in Park City, Utah at the Sundance Film Festival all last week.  [Sorry for making you insanely jealous…

I want to be a leader.

“I want to be a leader.” I’ve heard this dozens of times. You were a major player, holding leadership positions, throughout high school, but now that you’ve gotten to college–you…

I’ve had enough of feeling like I’m not enough.

For me, and for many of us, our first waking thought of the day is “I didn’t get enough sleep.”  The next one is “I don’t have enough time.”  Whether…

Is it okay to drink?

“My 21st birthday is coming up. I grew up in a home where alcohol was never present due to a family history of alcoholism. I go to a very conservation…

How do I initiate and maintain friendships?

“If people approach me to be friends, I feel I have nothing to offer to maintain the relationship. How can I initiate and maintain the friendship with conversation and common…

What do I do when I don’t want to be where I am?

“What do I do when I don’t want to be where I am? This has been a constant struggle for me the past two years of college. Don’t get my…

What lies are you believing?

This summer, I am going through Kelly Minter‘s study on Nehemiah with a group of some of my favorite 17-18 year old girls. In this week’s reading, Kelly writes about…

How am I supposed to return to real life?

“I just returned from a life-altering summer trip and have no clue how I’ supposed to go back to ‘normal life.’” Let me just go ahead and confess that I…

So what am I supposed to do with my emotions?

As continued from last week… I pour out my complaint before him, before him I tell my trouble. When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who know…