Author: Melinda Laging

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Melinda Laging

Vaping Withdrawal – It’s Time to Quit

It’s quick and easy to become addicted to vaping. Most students don’t even realize they’re addicted until they experience vaping withdrawal. Quitting isn’t a one step process, it’s a battle, and you have to be ready to fight. But you have the strength, and here’s the tools: 

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Melinda Laging

Quiet Time with the Lord

Having a quiet time is hard, but it’s an important part of developing your relationship with the Lord. It means finding fifteen minutes to an hour every day to be quiet and still so you can focus on what God is doing in your life!

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Melinda Laging

Selfish Relationships

The majority of people in our society are concerned mainly with themselves. Our society is so busy, we hardly have any time to think about anything beyond ourselves. Our phones dictate our life rather than the people we love.

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Melinda Laging

Vaping Symptoms – Helping a Friend Quit Vaping

About a month ago you and a friend were offered a vape. You guys tried it and totally liked it, but it didn’t seem like your thing. Your friend is showing vaping symptoms, so you start to wonder if your friend has an addiction. Here’s some advice on how to help.

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Melinda Laging

Hitting the Vape – Is Vaping Safe ?

In recent years, vaping has been declared a national youth epidemic. Many people are under the impression that hitting the vape is safer than traditional cigarettes, we want to know is vaping safe?

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Melinda Laging

The Process of Applying to College

When preparing for college, it’s easy to feel trapped into thinking you must find the one university that’s a perfect match. Rather than searching through thousands of options for the perfect fit, consider a new goal: narrow your search down to a group of colleges that seem to compliment your character and personal hopes for your future.

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Melinda Laging

Praise and Worship Music from New and Old

Here’s praise and worship music from new artists as well as a few who have been around for awhile but are still predicting incredible tunes: Moriah, Maryanne J. George, The Gray Havens, Jon Foreman, Newsboys and Mac Powell.

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Melinda Laging

Colorful Fall Fashion

This fall, fashion is all about stepping out to be noticed!  Add bright and bold colors to your wardrobe – head to toe.  Wear contrasting colors, complimentary colors or just a splash of color. Add accessories in hues that will pack a punch. 

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Melinda Laging

Introducing The Color

As high schoolers, Jordan Janzen and James Shiels of The Color, dreamed of becoming famous. They deeply desired to make it big as a band. Their journey wasn’t a straight shot, but God has graciously knit the pieces together.

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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

Top 9 American Idol Winners Albums

A ton of Christian artists get their start from shows like “The Voice,” “X-Factor” or “American Idol.” Let’s take a look at the top 9 albums that Christians who have been on American Idol have released.

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niNe. Finds

Here are 9 unique products and organizations that make a difference in the world because of their Christian foundation.

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