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Redefining Failure

By: Abigail Driscoll Shame. Guilt. Worthlessness. Inadequacy. These are feelings many of us are all too familiar with, especially when it comes to failure. Maybe you applied for a job you really wanted and after interviewing, the company decided to move on with a different candidate. Maybe you started a…
January 9, 2016
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The Busy Badge

By Juliandra Durkin Recently, I was struck with an unintentional break from the busyness of my non-stop life the past few weeks, when I started feeling sick and run down with a cold. I had been pushing myself with vigor for exciting, new volunteer and work activities and I think…
September 11, 2015

Let Him Help

by: Erin Weidemann Do you ever find it hard to let someone help? I do. It doesn’t really matter what it is. I could be standing red-faced in the kitchen with my mitts around a pickle jar, on the wrong end of a silent “twist off ” with the lid.…
June 4, 2015

The Dreamer

by Kristina Fertala 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false Have you ever had this thought before? In another life I would be super outgoing, be bold, enjoy roller coasters, get better grades, have a beautiful voice and “live a little more.” Nearly every single one of…
September 13, 2012

Perfectly Imperfect

by Natalie Lynn Borton Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s…
June 27, 2012

Little Drummer Boy

by Natalie Lynn Borton Although my all-time favorite Christmas song is O, Holy Night (specifically the version by The Fray), this season I just can't get enough of The Little Drummer Boy. It seems to be playing everywhere, and the lyrics are resonating with me in a way they never…
December 22, 2011

Grace or Discipline

by Natalie Lynn Borton Grace or discipline--which do you need? Lately I've realized that there are different seasons for each, and it always balances out. If you've heard my story, you know that for most of my life I was a Type A perfectionist. I was a good girl who…
July 28, 2011

The Comparison Game

by Natalie Lynn Borton I recently wrote about wanting what you've got, but today I'm talking about a different side of the same coin: comparison. Today's post is inspired by a simple and wise tweet from my beloved fiance: I can't say for sure, but I'd venture to guess that…
February 3, 2011
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HerStory: Laura Sergent

Today's HerStory post is from the newest member of the leadership team at our Pepperdine University Wonderfully Made chapter. She is a wise girl with a sweet spirit. We are thankful to have her on our team, as well as part of our lives. Thank you for sharing your story,…
February 1, 2011