I remember having my first ever crush on a guy. His name, “boy in jeans shorts.” Okay. That wasn’t his real name. I don’t actually know what his real name was. I just remember seeing him from a distance and falling in love. It didn’t matter that I was just a kid at the time. […]
Author "Bethany Beal"
It seems like everything in the world is trying to distract us from truly focusing on Jesus. Social media, movies, music, friends, sports, school, and work etc. While those things aren’t necessarily harmful in and of themselves, it seems many of us have found ourselves obsessed with everything but our relationship with God. I’m just […]
It’s so easy to imagine how full, complete, and happy your life would be if you had a boyfriend. It’s easy to imagine that all of your problems would go away. That you would magically transform into a kinder, sweeter, more others-centered girl. That life would all of the sudden become easy and trouble-free. This […]
I felt like a fool after the breakup. I wondered how I could have been so blind. Why did I make so many excuses for him? Why didn’t I listen to those around me? Looking back is always 20/20. After this particular breakup, I saw the relationship for what it truly was. A disaster. God […]
Friday night was here and I found myself sitting alone in my bedroom…again. This was not a new occurrence in my life. I was single and Friday nights seemed to make that painfully obvious. Year and year after this was my story. I didn’t want to be single. I tried to get around groups where […]
You’ve been looking forward to this day all year. This is the moment you’ve worked your tail off for. The moment you get to walk across the stage, accept your diploma, and throw your hat in the air. The moment everyone in your life will tell you “congrats grad.” Sadly, this special moment has been […]