Abigail Sivyer

Diminish fear’s power over you, fully trust the unknowns to God

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“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” Many of us are familiar with this quote by Corrie ten Boom, a champion of faith who saved hundreds of Jewish lives during WWII. But how many of us actually understand what ten Boom was saying on a practical level. It’s easy to

Stop, breathe and give yourself time to achieve your goals

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“Rome ne s’est pas faite en un jour.” Perhaps you’re more familiar with the English version of this French proverb: “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” While it may be a little cliché, this phrase makes a valuable point. Things of worth take time to develop. Our world is not a very patient one. Fast

When you can’t undo mistakes, rise and grow from experience

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Click. Click. Click. Undo! Undo! Undo! If you’ve spent any time using Microsoft Word or Apple Pages, you’ve also spent some time clicking that “undo” button at the top of the screen. More than once has that little backwards arrow saved my life.  You know that feeling of panic when you’re typing along, finally making

Are your social media habits making you even more stressed?

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Imagine it’s the busiest day of your week. You walk out of Alumni after your three back-to-back afternoon classes, stress levels high after finishing your second test of the day. You, as an average college student, naturally whip out your phone to give your mind a break. You open the snapchats, view the Instagram stories

Women’s conference shares wisdom on spiritual growth

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Saturday, April 15, women on campus have the opportunity to attend Developing A Heart of Wisdom, a conference designed to give practical wisdom especially applicable to Christian women. Senior health sciences major Angelina Zimmer has played a major role in the creation of this conference. Zimmer said she has been working toward seeing a conference

Don’t let difficult circumstances deter you from your passions

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By 8 years old prodigy rock climber Hugh Herr had scaled the face of the 11,627-foot  Mount Temple in the Canadian Rockies. By 17 he was acknowledged to be one of the best climbers in the United States. However, Herr’s life changed drastically when at 17 he and a friend got caught in a blizzard

Stop judging, comparing—base your worth on what God says

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Confidence. Beauty. Self-esteem. These may come naturally for some, or not so much for others. We live in a country obsessed with how we look and how we feel about ourselves.  We rate people’s level of attractiveness in our minds, or worse, aloud. We compare our beauty to theirs, making ourselves feel better or worse.

Stop waiting for your “next big break”: start giving your all now

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Recently, a man in Melbourne, Australia, “accidentally” became a multi-millionaire by winning the lottery twice. He said he accidentally entered the drawing twice with the same number—the number that was worth $1 million in the U.S. When’s the last time you accidentally won $2 million? Oh, never, you say? Even more surprising is that this

National Day of Unplugging: disconnect and recharge

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“Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.” I have given a great deal of thought to these words from the book of James recently. It is not always easy as a college student to think the

Let Valentine’s Day prompt acts of love all year long

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How did you celebrate Valentine’s Day? How much money did you spend? According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, the average customer was projected to spend $136.57 on their loved ones this year. (Obviously not too many college students took the survey.) Chances are you didn’t spend that much, but most of us

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