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STARTING A CONVERSATION ON Forgotten Topics

With the presents and the semester both getting wrapped up, I wandered through my dorm. This semester, a precious group of freshman moved in several doors down from me. In an attempt to avoid homework, I sat down on my hall with this group of girls, trading jokes, moping about tests, and basking in fellowship. Eventually, I asked them, as women, what faith-based lessons they wanted to learn more about?

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Finally: Tips for Finishing the Semester Strong

Twinkling overhead, the lights in my dorm remind me of a coffee shop. Rolling out of bed an hour before class, I pick out a dress for work. My roommate lets me borrow her lipstick, the shimmering one from the mall. A text arrives from my mom, with encouragement for the day. Airy sunlight streams into the room. I want to dance my way to class. It’s Freshman year.

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