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As The World Is Shutting Down, What Can We Do Today?

I thought it was going to just be a regular weekend trip to the grocery store, but I was wrong. The store was packed, people were panicked, shelves were emptied out, and no one smiled or made eye contact....

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The Marijuana Question

I grew up in Colorado, one of the states leading the pack to legalize marijuana. With processes beginning as early as the 2000s, I can still vividly remember a huge switch in one of my favorite local venues when...

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The Rise of “OK Boomer” and How to Break the Generational Gap

The slogan “OK Boomer” is making a rise among Generation Z. Whether it is on the front of shirts and sweatshirts, in songs, or being used as a hashtag, Generation Z is making their voice heard while mocking the...

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Helpful Resources for a Happy Halloween

It is obvious that Halloween is just around the corner — in every store, the huge spiders and ghouls that used to haunt the aisles and scare small children are now being replaced by… Christmas trees. All the hopes...

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The Truth About Tolerance

WHAT DOES CULTURE SAY ABOUT TOLERANCE?   We are all formed by the culture we live in; there is no way around it. While we all experience it, teens are typically impacted by the trends and trains of thought...

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Into the Desert: Resources for Lent

Ashes, fasting, praying, Stations of the Cross, no meat on Fridays, parish fish fries, Passion plays, communal penance services… there are SO many things going on during the season of Lent to help us enter into this time of...

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The Battle is Real: Resources to Combat Pornography

Looking at the statistics of pornography use can be horrifying, especially when you are a parent. I was recently working on an Edge Night for middle school youth and their parents that discussed the issue of pornography. I could...

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Being Single, Dating, Breakups, Kissing… Valentine’s Day Blogs for Your Teen

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner along with all the mixed feelings surrounding it … is this holiday really a big deal? But I still expect chocolate and roses… going out on a date on Valentine’s day is...

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Enter In: Resources for Advent

This Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent and, if you are in the same boat as me, you are probably in disbelief that we are already on the verge of December. How does time always seem to move...

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