Pursuing Intentionality

By: Rachel Brown One of my mentors gave me a piece of advice that has stuck with me over the years. Andy Benton is the President of my Alma mater, Pepperdine University, and after I graduated I was seeking advice from him while I was searching for a job. When…
January 5, 2016

Looking Up

By: Harmony Lange Going home Going home Going home I’m going HOME Where the drizzling rain is accompanied By the grey and the chill As it ought And the trees stand tall With rough, damp bark And falling needles And the earth is dark and rich And the land dips…
January 4, 2016

Looking Ahead

By: Rachel Brown Christmas has come and gone (how?!) and New Year’s Eve is quickly approaching. In the midst of the holiday hustle and bustle, it’s a good idea to take some time to reflect on where you have been (literally and figuratively) and where you want to go in…
December 28, 2015

{Merry Christmas}

By: Juliandra Durkin           Juliandra Durkin is the manager for Wonderfully Made’s blog Know Your Value. She also writes at Written Jewels, a personal blog with stories and reflections on life. Besides writing, she spends her free time exercising or out in nature. Give…
December 24, 2015
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What About Mary?

By: Juliandra Durkin Every little girl who goes to church at Christmastime wishes she could be Mary. Age 9, 10, 11… Girls want to be Mary in the Christmas plays they watch and stories they hear. Mary, an innocent girl, chosen and well favored by God, to carry the baby…
December 19, 2015

12 Days of Christmas

By: Juliandra Durkin It's Advent Season! Do any of you know what advent means? The definition of advent is “the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event.” Advent is a time to celebrate, reflect, and anticipate the birth of Jesus. There was no grand arrival for the Baby born…
December 13, 2015

Gift Guide for Girlfriends

By: Rachel Brown We’ve survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but we still have a lot of gift items to check off of our Christmas shopping lists! Friends are so fun to shop for but sometimes there are so many good gift options that it’s hard to choose just a…
December 3, 2015
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Walking Leather

By: Katie Messer Have you ever gone through a time in your life that was so difficult, so truly straining that you wondered if you would make it through? Then once on the other side, you realize that you are not at all the same person whom entered the trial…
November 29, 2015

Kneeling not Knowing

By: Erin Weidemann “You’re on a need to know basis and you don’t need to know.” I cringe. My mom used to say this to me all the time when I was a kid. I used to think, well that’s annoying. Now that I am a mother myself, I understand…
November 18, 2015