22 Lessons From My Twenty-Second Year

"To become a joyful adult, one must grow in experience and wisdom while not losing one's childlike wonder." --Allison Trowbridge, Author of Twenty-Two Cover photo by Michelle Wingard  Today is my last day as a 22-year-old! That's so crazy! I've learned a LOT this year. My word for this year is "courage," and I feel…

What does it Mean When God says, “I AM?”

"God said to Moses, 'I AM WHO I AM.' And he said, 'Say this to the people of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.'" - Exodus 3:14 Hello Everyone!  I'm grateful to Lauren for giving me this opportunity to include a piece in her identity series! I want to take us back to the…

An Open Letter to The Christian Finding Jesus

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.  To the Christian Finding Jesus, You got some change coming your way. The environment around you won’t be the same. Maybe…