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Motivation

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VIDEO: 4 Things to Do When Life Disappoints

In this video, I explore ways we can learn from life’s setbacks. Whether you are struggling to find enough hours in the day, wrestling to resolve a fight with someone close to you, reconstructing parts of life after loss, or searching for motivation in what seems mundane—I pray this video inspires you. CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO…

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VIDEO: Building Great Friendships

  This video explores some of the best practices of great friendships and how to invest in both new and old friendships. And after watching the video, keep the conversation going by sharing your own friendship wisdom below or by giving a shout out to the great friends in your life!   CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO…

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VIDEO: Seeking Mentorship

  How do we actively seek out mentorship in our lives and what can we expect from it?  This video, the latest of a new series “Real Relationships”, gives practical advice on how to find mentors and get the most out of mentorship relationships. CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO…

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Blogs

The Struggle Is Real: Wrestling with God for a New Name

Nicole Smithee

  I’ve been reading my Bible by following a You Version One Year Bible Plan… and earlier this year, I became madly in love again with the book of Genesis- it’s filled with tales of humanity lost and struggling and God making a path for His lost ones to reunite with Him. It’s brutal and bold and barbaric and elegant and miraculous and messy all in one. But perhaps what fascinates me the most about Genesis is that with every…

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Following the Following: The Dark Side of the Celebrity Obsession

Nicole Smithee

  When I was a little girl I watched the action thriller Speed starring a young Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock.  (I was probably too young to watch an R-rated movie at the time, but we’ll skip over that small detail.)  Not only did it leave me with a fear of public transportation, but it also left me with a newfound dream – to one day become the next Sandra Bullock.  She was cool. She was quirky.  She was smart.…

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