For Teens

“I Used to Love…”

By Kim Chaffin Growing up I loved Holly Hobbie, roller-skating, and playing flashlight tag.  As I grew up I grew away from my love of those things and found new passions.  I think it is a normal process for all of us. As we grow older, our likes change with the...

Preparing Her Heart for Back to School: Using Proverbs 31 Ministries “First 5 App”

By Lynn Cowell Many of us are experiencing it, but in so many different ways. Some are preparing their lessons to homeschool. Others are shopping for the supplies on the public school list. The private school is hosting their ice cream social. And a few of you like me...

Why be the Smart Girl?

By Hanna Chaffin Let me be clear, being smart is powerful. I am sure you have witnessed those girls in school who twirl their hair as they pretend to not know the answer. Or, they act dumb to get the attention of the cute boy sitting next to them. If you think that...

un•STOP•able

By TakielaBynum© The LORD Almighty has sworn, “Surely, as I have planned, so it will be, and as I have purposed, so it will happen.” Isaiah 14:24 NIV Droplets formed on the rim of her brow and she clenched the life in her belly. Her body quivered while uncontrollable...

{under}Cover Girl

By Takiela Bynum© Nothing easy, breezy, or beautiful about it. When I was about 5 years old, I learned to use makeup to cover the bruises and scars left on me at the hands of my father. I was taught at an early age to pretend that everything was okay, even if that...

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