Dear God, Shape Me to Be like The Proverbs 31 Woman

Justified And Redeemed

When I first began my walk with Christ, I used to write letters to God, and I found them the other day, and I began crying when I read them, for I remember each emotion, each feeling, and the realness I was writing to God. When I wrote those letters, I was being bullied in the school I was at, I was an insecure and shy 13 year old girl, and I didn’t know what my purpose was yet.

Though I was so new to my faith, my love for God was so strong, so encouraging, and so faithful. My walk with Christ has gone through many highs and through some storms, but God never left me. He was there through it all, and I thought I’d pick back up with the letter writing, for I saw how much I grew when I read back over them, so I thought…

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New Year, New Who?

Happy New Year! Well...2019 came quicker than any of us anticipated. I hope and pray that everyone came into this new year with joy, peace and a goal to make this the best year possible. I have heard a lot of people repeating the phrase "New Year, New Me!" and I understand that it is…

Using the Bible as a Guidebook

  Why is the Bible Essential to Be Christ-Like?         Paul says to church in Ephesus, "How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words, whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ.)" (Ephesians 3:3-4)  Using the…

Beauty For Ashes

To heal those morning in Zion, He gave a garment of praise to the spirit of heaviness and joy for mourning During tragedy and hardships the Israelites would cover themselves with ashes to show their sorrow and repentance. God promised that one day, they wouldn't have to hurt and feel sorrow and shame. What will…

He Restores My Soul

“To think you can love God without being changed by Him, is to think you can jump into the ocean and not get wet. To really really love Him, you must understand that your life is going to be wrecked by Him, and built again into something beautiful, something lasting” I found that the way…

The Dangers of Opioid Abuse in Teens

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The epidemic of opioid abuse, dependence, and overdose is a public health crisis. It is affecting people across the country from all areas and of all socioeconomic statuses. Adults are using opioids and the consequences are dire, but teens are also vulnerable.

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They are using prescription opioid painkillers and heroin, and they are mixing substances, raising the risks of serious consequences, including overdoses. Abusing any kind of drug is risky for teens, but opioids are especially dangerous.

The Opioid Crisis

Drug overdoses are now killing more Americans than guns and car accidents. This scary statistic can largely be blamed on opioid drugs. These are drugs that are based on the compound found naturally in the opium poppy. Prescription opioids, like oxycodone, morphine, and hydrocodone, are mostly used to treat pain but have been increasingly abused for the…

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