Is Social Media Lying to Us?

About once a month, you'll probably see a blog post from me that leads to the Pursue website. This site has articles of encouragement and spiritual growth. I hope you get the chance to read my future Pursue posts! 🙂   Selfies at the beach. Photos with friends. Videos of hysterical laughter. What do all of these... Continue Reading →

5 Practical Ways to Show Gratitude

It’s that wonderful time of year again—Thanksgiving. This is an exciting day of family togetherness, celebration, and delicious food. I can’t wait to catch up with my relatives and eat my mom’s delicious apple pie. I can almost hear the loud chatter of conversing family members and taste the sweet, gooey pie. However, one difficult... Continue Reading →

You Are Enough

It was the week after I’d taken a very challenging history exam. I waited impatiently for my professor to grade my test, and he finally did. After a torturous period of waiting, I discovered my grade. And I instantly felt disgusted, dissatisfied, and disappointed. You see, after studying for ten hours with the hope of... Continue Reading →

Getting Outside of Ourselves, Revised

I prayed a very simple prayer yesterday morning: “God, help me be friendly to someone who is lonely.” I know God gives us opportunities to give Him glory…but, usually, we make a mess of those situations. This situation was no exception. It was almost 5:00, and I thought about how I hadn’t been friendly all... Continue Reading →

The 3 Greatest Fears of Introverts

We’re going to play a little guessing game today. I’m going to describe a certain characteristic of myself, and you get to guess what it is. (*Cheers semi-enthusiastically*) Here goes… I’m a great listener. (Actually, I only appear to be a great listener. I’m honestly an awful listener, but I rarely say anything in a... Continue Reading →

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