Children of the Most High book synopsis

Sixteen-year-old Rebecca Graber has lived in the safety of her close-knit conservative Amish community her entire life. She has been dating Zeke Stolzfus, the Bishop’s son, since her first singing and anticipates the day when the two will marry. Rebecca’s life changes overnight when Zeke, the boy she loves and trusts, forcibly takes her virginity. Taught to “turn the other…

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Blogging and YouTubing tips

Learning to promote your new blog and/or YouTube without coming across as the most annoying person on earth is pretty difficult. I certainly haven’t mastered the art myself and am still taking things as they come. I’m by no means an expert and am definitely guilty of some of the sins I’m listing here. Also included are a few tips…

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A quick update about SensatioNail

Way back in May I invested in a SensatioNail kit since I am so opposed to chipped nails. It’s pretty much against my religion. Now that I’ve been using the product for a good six months, I feel like I have a better grasp on it. Firstly, I have to say I’m pretty happy with the results, although you have…

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2 life altering travel tips

I’m writing this a few days before I depart on my adventure, in which I will live out of a suitcase for a month. I was going to do a whole blog post or video on packing, but then I realized how terrible I am at it and decided me giving tips on it was laughable. Basically, my idea of…

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The pain and the beauty

I felt rather foolish the other day. I was cleaning up the house and took the trash out to the garage. As I ran through the rest of my to-do list in my mind, I didn’t realize that as I attempted to move the trash can as close as possible to the wall, I pushed up against a snow shovel,…

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Believing in yourself and your gifts

Believing in yourself: necessary for success but sometimes difficult to do. So how can we keep ourselves in that place of self-belief? How can we get to that space of self-acceptance in the first place? Let me share a few ideas and inspirations with you. I have found that self-belief is a little like a tide – it ebbs and…

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