Category : Growing Up

Figuring It Out: Stuck

Figuring It Out: Stuck

When I was living in Texas, and was in my 20s, and didn’t have kids, I decided that I could fix my own car. There was some noise that sounded a little like a coffee grinder coming from what I…

0 Comments / 24 View / May 22, 2015

Family Event: Exploring Careers

by Steve Sonnenberg Download a PDF of the Family Event: Exploring Careers. OBJECTIVES That with the help of the Holy Spirit this study will: Promote conversations between youth and adults that focus on career choices and experiences; Identify with St….

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On Campus: Beauty and Appearance

On Campus: Beauty and Appearance

I’ve found even though I am in college, I make the mistake of judging others based on appearance. Wasn’t that suppose to end in high school? I try not to, but it happens. If that were not enough, I also…

0 Comments / 124 View / October 8, 2014

Betwixt: Stepping into the Unknown

A young teen just starting high school shares her thoughts and fears. Continue reading

0 Comments / 373 View / August 28, 2014

Veritas: Back to School

The start of school is approaching rapidly!As a youth, I see a lot of different opinions about school starting up once again. Some teens are eager to get back into a daily routine and go to school, while most teens…

0 Comments / 123 View / August 26, 2014

Because You Are Young: In Your Plans

Because You Are Young: In Your Plans

This past Sunday I joined a local choir and we’ve begun preparing to perform Handel’s Messiah (it’s the one with the Hallelujah Chorus). One of the songs, All We Like Sheep, has lyrics based on Isaiah 53:6 All we like sheep…

0 Comments / 15 View / August 5, 2014

On Campus: Light in Darkness

On Campus: Light in Darkness

I was reminded the other day of the darkness we live in and of the light that can shine through that darkness. Because of sin, we can often overwhelm ourselves with darkness. However, I absolutely love the thought that while…

0 Comments / 35 View / June 26, 2014

Figuring It Out: Tear in the Pants

Figuring It Out: Tear in the Pants

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight making known to us the mystery of his will, according…

0 Comments / 38 View / June 26, 2014

On Campus: Distractions

On Campus: Distractions

Do you ever feel distracted? I know I do all the time. It seems as if I have a good amount of free time and then all of a sudden, I have to rush to do school work or anything…

0 Comments / 19 View / April 9, 2014

Figuring It Out: Judging In Cars

Figuring It Out: Judging In Cars

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you. Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if…

0 Comments / 16 View / November 5, 2013