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…

National Day of Prayer & Prayer by John Baillie

"To be a Christian without praying is no more possible than to be alive without breathing."  --Martin Luther Today (May 3rd) is National Day of Prayer here in the United States. I've been a Christian since I was a little girl, yet I still find myself learning how to pray. To me, prayer is just…

Skin

Cover Image by Michelle Wingard  Skin /skin/ noun The thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body of a person or animal.   Com·fort·a·ble  /kəmfərdəb(ə)l, ˈkəmftərbəl/ adjective             Providing physical ease and relaxation. noun A warm quilt.   Skin the largest organ of the body one that covers every part of…

7 Important Things to Determine Who to Date

"The problem with our world today is that we've taken a consumer mentality and put it into our relationships with human beings, and we treat human beings like commodities."  -Ben Stuart  Cover Image by Rachel Thackerson  What comes to mind when I ask you, "what do you look for in a girl or guy to…

Let’s Talk About It: Self-Care

"Treat yourself as you would a good friend." -Kristin Neff Cover image by Michelle Wingard For the month of February, let's focus on taking care of ourselves in the everyday moments, little and big.  This month, Michelle and I thought it would be worthwhile to focus on self-care. Bubble baths and naps are super nice,…