Author: Melinda Laging

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Melinda Laging

Three Ways to Make a Healthy Cottage Cheese Snack

A long day at school requires a hearty snack before hitting the books for a major study session. Rather than munching on junk food, give your brain and body a substantial boost with a protein packed cottage cheese snack. Here are three delicious ways to enjoy an energizing snack. 

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Melinda Laging

Unknown Future

As students look toward their future, it’s hard to know what’s in store. When making significant decisions about your future, it’s important to analyze whether you’re pursuing the path God has set before you.

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Melinda Laging

Share Faith: Until They All Know

My heart hurts daily – not because people are mean to me, or my heart was broken by a guy or a friend. No, my heart hurts daily because there are people I love who do not yet love the Lord.

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Melinda Laging

History of Shampoo

Some hygiene habits seem obvious, others have an obscure tradition rooted in a mysterious past. It took the invention and manufacturing of plumbing during the Industrial Revolution to change how women shampooed their hair.

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Melinda Laging

Freedom Over Fear: Books on how to overcome fear

There are an overwhelming number of books on how to overcome fear, depression, anxiety, etc. Our society is overpowered by these feelings as numerous statistics concur. But Paul said, “God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.” (2 Timothy 1:7 nlt) We’ve picked nine books for you to consider if you’re battling fear.

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Melinda Laging

12 Tips for Online Learning

The threat of virtual learning in high school is gone, but you’re heading off to college and find that the majority of your classes are online. You struggled with online learning during Covid, and you didn’t enroll in university classes to learn from your dorm room, so here are several tips to help you establish a solid foundation for online learning in college.

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Melinda Laging

God Cannot Be Mocked

Knowing who you are honors who God created you to be. Anytime you try to change yourself to fit into a group at school, be accepted by a boy or mold yourself into societies definitions of beauty, you are in a sense mocking God. Through your actions and motives, you’re informing Him that the way He created you isn’t good enough.

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Melinda Laging

Relaxing Christian Music

With a new school year approaching, you can feel your stress level increasing already! Take a moment to calm your mind with this relaxing christian music. Here’s 9 songs to help you focus on God and relax your heart, body and mind so you can tackle the tasks placed before you. 

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Melinda Laging

Nail it Down

They’re like little pieces of art, small and intricate and full of limitless creative possibilities. Dressing them up or dressing them down, nails are a fun way to add variety and color to your appearance.

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