Lessons from Passion Conference 2020

"Don't be successful in things that don't matter."  --Tim Tebow, Passion 2020 A New Decade  I began my 2020 decade at the Passion Conference in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) with my friend Rachele. At midnight on 1/1/20, Rachele and I were singing with the upmost joy, Bibles in hand, along with Hillsong United! What a dream! …

When Times Get Tough, We Pick Ourselves Back Up

"A REMINDER FOR TWENTY- TWENTY. you do not have to stay where you were planted; if you are withering in places that you have the potential to bloom, you owe it to yourself to uproot." ---s.r.w @srwpoetry Cover photo by Michelle Emelda. Hello my friends!  I know it has been a while since you've heard…

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…

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…