He Loves Me…He Loves Me Not Part 2

He said, “Your different and special in every way imaginable. I want you Christina, I want ALL of you not just bit and pieces like you give everyone else.”

My stomach DROPPED…I sat in silence.

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How Rapper’s that are Christian are Helping Me through 2016 and Beyond

I typically would have written another Friday Vibe on music that I have stumbled upon but I just couldn’t this week. I have listened to Joey Bada$$’s All-Amerikkkan Badass and Goldlink’s At What Cost and believe both are amazing projects, but this week I wanted to talk about how music is helping me through a change.

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My Christian Life as A Love Story (Pt. 2): Relationship with God

Yesterday, I wrote about a short story about my relationship with God growing up. It started off very oppositional and foreign, but has eventually become more natural and familial as I’ve gotten older. I’ve now gotten to a point where I want more. The question is how do you build a relationship with God?

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Celibacy: A Quest to Love Self More

Conversations about Sex, God, and Politics are considered taboo in many circles. I am writing this to be open about my past struggles and defining this challenge for my personal life. This is not endorsing anyone to take any action and strictly about me.

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Lukewarm Obedience

I have been struggling with my relationship with God recently. It’s been developing and growing by leaps and bounds, but there is always a part of you that wants things to stay the same and remain comfortable. Last night, I had a tough revelation that I ignored before but am getting close to accepting now.

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Reader’s Choice: Religion versus Gospel

Why is religion such a taboo topic? Why do so many people have an aversion to hearing about spirituality, whether Christian or not? Why is it that everyone can listen to music with sex, drugs, violence, love, and friendship but God is going too far? Why is religion such a divisive subject for anyone to approach.

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Dating with Depression

I’ve talked about father-child relationships, romantic relationships, relationships with pets, and even art/music interacting with itself. The central element to all of these relationships has a level of intention and purpose. Today, I wanted to talk about one of the hardest relationships, internal conflict and how that affects others.

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If I Knew Then… Pt. 3 (Relationships)

I remember when I was young being asked, if you had a magic book that would either tell you who you would marry or when/how you would die, would you want to know? Would it be worth it if you missed that person or know you had to patiently wait? Which would you choose?

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The “Up”s and Downs of Relationships

A few weeks ago I was watching Up, and I must admit that I was late to the party. The movie itself was charming and went from ordinary to strange very quickly. The entire first ten minutes were cinematic genius and for five of them, not a single word was uttered. I was in awe by how great this scene was and the power of movies to convey something deeper.

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Same Drugs: Growing Up and Growing Apart

Today is dedicated to an old friend and past love. I writing this to finally have my own type of closure.

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