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God Owes Me: The Lie of Singleness

by Laura

It was good to write this, but I'll be honest-- I don't want to share it. It's one of those posts. But I've learned that those are the ones I usually need to share the…

One Year of ATL

by Laura

It's hard to believe, but I've lived in Atlanta for a year now. It's crazy how much I've learned, how many people I've met, how many places I've been, how much I've changed. But it's…

3 Things Every High School Graduate Should Know

by Laura

Earlier this week, I shared some things I think every college graduate should know. But they aren't the only ones making major transitions this time of year. High school graduates face a world of difference,…

3 Things Every College Graduate Should Know

by Laura

The day I graduated from college the world was supposed to end. Seriously. This oddball apocalypse guy said that everything was going to hit the fan on May 21, 2011. Clearly, that didn't happen. But…

Sense of Place

by Laura

There's a simple little park not far from my home in Kentucky, adjacent to a beautiful old house that is maintained as a state historic site. When I lived at home, I used to go…

Busted Doors, Answered Prayers

by Laura

A little over two weeks ago, I was a claustrophobic window seat passenger on the proverbial struggle bus. I could see the outside, but I was panicking because I had no idea how to actually…

I Wanna Be Like Mom

by Laura

I have my mom to thank for the fact that I have far more white hairs than anyone should have at 24. She’s… older than that, with hair like a cue ball. That’s one of…

Why Long-Distance Friendships Are Worth It

by Laura

Try getting together nine 20-somethings living across 4 different states for a few days. It's no easy task, but last weekend, some of my college friends and I made it happen. It was a relaxing,…