Encouragement

Drifting Away from God 

by Kyra Daniels

Imagine sitting on a raft in the middle of the sea. The waves rise and fall, brushing up against the raft’s splintered wood. Each move of the current carries you further and further from the shoreline. As time passes, you drift so far that land has become like a speck of dust in the distance.…

When Time Doesn’t Heal

by Kyra Daniels

At lunch in my college’s dining hall, I discussed the necessity of faith with a friend. I argued that life was difficult and that belief in the gospel was the most reasonable way to truly navigate hardship. My friend responded to that statement with the old adage, “time heals all wounds.”…

Am I Supposed to Love Myself?

by Alexa Hess

When I was younger, I struggled immensely with low self-esteem. I hated my naturally curly hair and sought to cover up the coils with the heat of a hot iron. I berated myself for being too quiet. I compared myself with other girls and assumed there must be something wrong with me since I didn’t get boys’ attention as they did. …

Living in the Light

by Alexa Hess 

When most people think of the city of Seattle, they think of rain. This makes sense since the city has a consistent rainy season for several months. The weather of Seattle took some time for me to get used to when I first moved here, especially since we didn’t have an overhead light in our living room.…

Gospel Hope for Valentines Day

by Tiffany Dickerson

When I was a sophomore in college, February 14 was rapidly approaching, and yet again, I had no significant other to celebrate said “holiday.” Thankfully, I had some awesome friends and fun plans to enjoy the day and not overthink my state of singleness.…

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