Through the Valley

I am not really a hiking kind of girl but once a year my family goes to the mountains for a long weekend. Where we stay is surrounded by a stunning mountain range that towers over the little country town. There’s something that always pulls this unfit non-hiker towards the mountain top, and that something is the incredible view that the climb rewards me with. I think the benefits of the mountain top are obvious. The mountain top provides perspective, it leaves you in awe as you look out over God’s incredible creation and you’re left with a great sense of triumph! When we think of the mountain top we can relate to Psalm 23:1-3 “The Lord is my best friend and my shepherd. I always have more th

In Defence of Princesses (Real Ones)

I remember the first time I saw Disney’s The Little Mermaid, at age 7 on VHS at home with my sisters. I cried at the end. Ariel had to leave her sisters and her father and that broke my heart. I knew she got to be with Prince Eric and that’s what the whole movie had been building to, but it seemed like an unhappy ending, choosing between her family and her love. I liked Ariel as a character though. Aside from her amazing fringe, I liked how she knew what she wanted in life, declaring the dignity of her sixteen years, and arguing back about what she wanted. She was the first Disney princess I remembered who wasn’t sweet and passive. I liked Beauty and the Beast’s Belle for the same reason, ho

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