Book Review: A Teen’s Guide to the 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

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Grab this book. It’s not a thick read and it has quizzes and scenarios that are very fruitful and conducive to learning one’s own identity. 

Day 15: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Remain

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Remain in love and peace all the days of my life – find hope where the ancient walls crumble at the mighty name of He who is in me and with me all the days

Day 13: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Invite

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This is an invitation to plant life, a wild seed, in healthy soil. Where are you scattering joy? Where are you tilling hope? I started a garden last year. With high hopes and focused expectations,

Day 8: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Truth

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Our bodies were made to hold the truth
like vessels of transport from one generation to the next
You are a truth, amiga. Your existence is mighty resistance.

Day 6: #FiveMinuteFriday – Story (a poem)

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On the syllables of root words inherited from the fall./ In the history books you rewrote with your existence./ Story begins where we dare

Day 5: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Trust

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I’m used to being let down. I’m used to looking at myself through the lens of other women, instead of resting in the promise that I am fearfully and wonderfully made. When I look at another woman, I must know and feel, that she too is fearfully and wonderfully made.