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Compromising Boundaries equals Self-Disrespect

by Corey Turner Compromising boundaries can have disastrous results… On a relationship, on the individual person and on those around us. Let’s, for a moment, focus on what we want out of our relationships, specifically, dating relationships. When asked to come up with...

Nice Guys Don’t Finish Last

by Danny Brooks Have you ever done something good for someone and face planted because of it? Have you ever walked away from a decision and wished you had picked easy instead of right? I have! One time I walked into a room by myself and there were 4 "bad guy" types...

The Power of Words

by Morgan Snyder I’ve always loved the little things in life. It brings me an uncommon amount of satisfaction when I am dealing a deck of cards and I just happened to pick up the exact number needed to deal what is necessary to play the game. Or have you ever been...

When Life Pounces

by Melissa Tackett Have you ever felt so stressed that you couldn’t think of any way to feel better?  We all have. When things happen in life that seem to take you down, how do you get back up?  It’s not what is happening to stress you that truly matters; it’s how you...

Respect, Trust, and Truth

by Danny Brooks Jussie Smollett, Brett Kavanaugh, R. Kelly, and that MAGA hat kid from Covington Catholic. If naming off those people already stirred up some emotions then welcome to the club. It was hard to make it through this year without being caught up in the...

Don’t Fall Down the Loophole!

by Kim Danon I know a young man who spent a good part of his life trying to get out of fulfilling his purpose. He saw having a purpose as intimidating and a risk for failure. He spent many years looking for “Loopholes” to avoid living up to his full potential. You may...

Beyond the classroom

by Melissa Tackett When I was in high school, I enjoyed reading, watching shows, and learning all that I could about different cultures.  Would it have been beneficial to have only read about them and not take it beyond the books? Not at all! My high school had many...

Peer pressure in teenagers

by Terrence Landers Peer Pressure: The effect of an individual who gets encouraged to follow their peers by changing attitudes, values or behaviors to confirm to those of the influencing group or individual. Teens can be influenced by peers to do things such as drugs,...

Don’t doubt your greatness

by Justin Watkins There is an old African proverb that says, “If there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do you no harm.” This simply means that if you don’t doubt your greatness, no one else can make you doubt your greatness. During our teenage years,...