How To Lose Your Credibility As A Witness

"We are the Bibles the world is reading; we are the creeds the world is needing; we are the sermons the world is heeding."  --Billy Graham  By: Rachele Blick Edited by: Lauren Michelle Cover Photography by: Shayla Alexander, @unrestrainedart // @imshaylakay What Does Your Life Tell Of Your Faith? Recently, Hawk Nelson’s lead singer claimed…

How to Turn A Disagreement Into A Great Conversation

  “Sometimes we get so carried away trying to be right that we forget to be kind.” ---Bob Goff Author: Lauren Michelle Editor: Rachele Blick Cover Photo by: Christian Ladinos Tough Conversations Are A Part of Life  In the last few weeks, we have rallied together to ignite a passion within ourselves to recognize the…

Check Your Privilege and Build Community

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."Coretta Scott King By: Lauren Michelle Edited by: Rachele Blick It’s time to stop being silent. My heart is broken for the black community and the systematic racism, harassment, and police brutality that they endure every day in this country. …

An Open Letter to A Child of Divorce

Disclaimer: This post is part of The Open Letter Collective, and is written by a friend or anonymous contributor. All posts written by Lauren Smith will be signed with her green signature.    Dear child of divorce, You grew up in a different kind of normal. Your normal is waking up, and trying to remember whose…

An Open Letter to The One Who Hurt Me

Disclaimer: This post is a part of The Open Letter Collective, and is written by a friend or anonymous contributor. All posts written by Lauren Smith will be signed off with her green signature.  An open letter to the one who hurt me, Through the power you manipulated over me, you robbed me of my…