Lately, I’ve been writing scholarship essays. Fun stuff, right? 😉 Well, I though you guys might find this one interesting. The question was, “What is the importance of civic engagement and service learning?” “Civic engagement” and “service learning” are good practices in themselves, but they seem to be associated with progressive education and possibly socialism. […]Read More An Interesting Essay
Last week, I talked to a missionary couple that my family is good friends with. If you didn’t know, I want to be a missionary, and I believe that is God’s calling for my life. These missionaries have been on the field for years, and I trust their advice, so I asked them to do […]Read More I’m Not Ready
A few weeks ago, my family went on vacation to Wisconsin on Lake Michigan. We had an incredible time, which you can read about in my post Vacation | Lessons Learned and Fun Times on my other blog, Teen, Meet God. Without further ado, here are the pictures I took when my dad and I […]Read More Vacation Photography
My birthday is July 23, and I’ll be 16 years old! Last Saturday, we celebrated my birthday party because that worked best with our schedule. I picked out a fresh, flavorful meal that we really enjoyed! Here, I’ll share with you all the recipes we used. We did adapt some of them, so these aren’t […]Read More My Birthday Party Menu
Isn’t it wonderful to have friends who truly understand you? I found that out last week, when some friends of ours, a missionary family, came to visit us for a couple of days. Their parents went to the same college as my parents did, and they have kids almost the exact same age as all […]Read More Be Comforted Together
I don’t know about you, but I don’t always feel like I have that Christian joy I’m supposed to have. Sometimes I can feel too busy or too tired to be joyful. But what is joy, really? Happiness is untested delight. Joy is delight tested. – Jack Hyles Although the fig tree shall not blossom, […]Read More Quotes about Joy to Uplift You
For my second year of creative writing in 4-H, I wrote a poem to present at the fair. I’ve agonized over these words for quite some time. 🙂 Now, the time has come to share it with you guys! After you read the poem, I would so appreciate it if you would comment and answer […]Read More What Do You Think of my Poem?
Greek food is one of my favorite kinds of food. Salad is a wonderful way to eat all kinds of food. Early summer is one of the best times of the year. Who’s with me? 😉 Then how about a summery Greek salad? This salad was fantastic (even though I had to scarf it down […]Read More Summery Greek Salad
Thanks to everyone who sent me a question for this Q&A! If you missed that post and have a question for me, you can ask in the comments and I will answer. Here we go! Esther asks, “What is your favorite Bible verse to go to during rough times?” I really like the verse Psalm […]Read More Q&A Time | My Answers
Earlier this year, I asked what kinds of posts you guys would like to see on my blog. Two suggestions that you guys liked were a Q&A or a backward Q&A. In a backward Q&A, I ask a question and you answer it in the comments! Here is my question: What is the best thing […]Read More Q&A Time!