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I Don’t “Feel” Saved

In this day and time, I’m fighting to remain plugged in with God. With so many distractions that are offered to me through social media, Netflix and plain old laziness, it’s a fight to spend time with our King. I have to daily remind…

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Breaking Ideals

Everyday when you scroll through Instagram or watch another blogger on YouTube give an apartment tour, there’s something inside of you that says “Man, if only I could have that.” You scroll through Pinterest and look through your Facebook timeline taking pieces from what…

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The F Word

Wait for it….     Wait for it….     Fasting.     So what just happened? Did you tense up? Roll your eyes? Smile in glee? Fasting is a spiritual dicipline often avoided by some, but embraced by others. I’ll admit, I was…

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The Social Media Detox

There’s a lot of talk within the health and fitness community of the importance of a detox or cleanse. Detoxing, by definition, rids the body of toxic or unhealthy substances. You’re pressing reset on your system and purging the toxins that were in there due…

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What Are You Feeding Yourself?

In November of last year, I was having some disturbing chest pains and decided to go to the emergency room. Six hours and a doctor’s visit later, I found out that it was a very bad case of acid reflux. The doctor strongly suggested that…

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The Face of Success

We all want it. We all crave it. We all have our different definitions of it, but what does it mean to be successful? There have been many TEDx talks, books, conferences, talk shows, you name it, concerning and surrounding this topic of success. What…

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The Synthesis of Art + Faith Part One: a charge

Merriam Webster defines art as “something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expressess important ideas or feelings.” We can all bear witness to a time where we’ve been emotionally impacted by a painting, photograph, song, dance or poem.…

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Anchor

What holds you? What keeps you grounded? A lot of people might say family and friends, and that might be true, but whether you want to hear it or not, family and friends can let you down and leave you. The only one that…

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The Danger of “Escaping”

Journaling was a passion of mine whilst at Penn State. As I’ve mentioned before in a previous post, my time at Penn State was wasted–I was never satisfied with who I was, where I was and what I had. Instead of bringing my feelings…

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Redefining Full-Time Ministry

When people in the Christian circle first hear of the phrase “full-time ministry” what do you think first comes to mind? a preacher/pastor? missionary? the campus staff of your university’s christian organization? I know this rings true for me. When I was in college,…

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