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Disciple: Attack

Written by Ellen Marie Hawkins I love the military feel of this album. I love the rhythm (specifically, "Dead Militia"), the solidarity of it all ("Lion"-the reoccurrence of the plural, we as in "we will stand up, be bold/like a lion") reminding me that I am not part of this battle alone, and the hope that transcends fear ("The Right Time"), and all will work out according … [Read More...]

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Earth Art: Drying & Pressing Flowers

Autumn is the time of year that colorful leaves fill the landscape, inspiring photographers, nature lovers, and school-aged children working on classroom art … [Read More...]

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Ginny Owens: I Know A Secret

Written by Ellen Marie Hawkins Ginny has had a rough couple of years, and her trials have included battles with cancer; her mother had breast cancer, and she lost … [Read More...]

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Earth Art: Drying & Pressing Flowers

Autumn is the time of year that colorful leaves fill the landscape, inspiring photographers, nature lovers, and school-aged children working on classroom art projects. But you can find leaves and flowers almost all year long to preserve by pressing or other … [Read More...]

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Don’t Mask Your Emotions: Discover the Beauty in You

As young women, we are often under a lot of pressure to fit in and be the “it girl”. We often fret about our physical appearance, comparing ourselves to women in the media who are believed to be the idea of attraction. Most of us don’t learn about our self … [Read More...]

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The Top 13 Things College Admissions Officers Want to See

by Mandee Heller Adler Public high school students can get into the college of their dreams.  All it takes is gumption, advanced planning, and guidance.  Students frequently want to know what colleges are looking for.  The reality is, there is no one … [Read More...]

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Finding Your Way after Graduating College

Graduating college is exciting and a bit nerve-wracking at the same time. You are making your official debut into the ‘real world’ and that can have some negative connotations that scare people a bit. If you are like many people, you may not have a clear idea … [Read More...]

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“Hey, Girl: 54% of Guys Hate Your ‘Funky Spelling’ When Texting.”

Question:  If I holla at u w/ flrty msge 4 possibull date, do u care 'bout my cr8tive spellin'? According to a new 'Digital Flirting Rules' survey by Omlet [www.omlet.me] -- a super chat app developed by Stanford students that makes digital flirting, … [Read More...]

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Dear Single Lady

by Tiffany Dawn For a sneak peek of her new book “Boycrazy,” scroll to the bottom! Dear Single Lady, Sometimes it feels like we’re the only ones left in the world. Like all the other single girls have dropped like flies and gotten into … [Read More...]

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Disciple: Attack

Written by Ellen Marie Hawkins I love the military feel of this album. I love the rhythm (specifically, "Dead Militia"), the solidarity of it all ("Lion"-the reoccurrence of the plural, we as in "we will stand up, be bold/like a lion") reminding me that I … [Read More...]

Ginny Owens

Ginny Owens: I Know A Secret

Written by Ellen Marie Hawkins Ginny has had a rough couple of years, and her trials have included battles with cancer; her mother had breast cancer, and she lost both her grandmother and a close cousin to brain cancer. It's funny how the myth of salvation … [Read More...]

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