Yearly Wrap Up- 2019

Hello, everyone! I hope you’re having a wonderful day! Welcome to my second annual wrap up on Through Quiet Waters 😀

This year has been amazing for me, and I’m wrapping it all up in a post like I did last year! I hope you enjoy reading about my 2019 and how God has blessed me!

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My 2nd Baptism Birthday (what God has been teaching me)

I was baptized on November 5th, 2017, two years ago today!

Last year, I did a “My 1st Baptism Birthday” post, and I wrote about 3 things God has been teaching me in the year since my baptism.

Today is my 2nd baptism birthday, and I’ve decided to do a second edition. 😀 Here’s the three biggest things God has been teaching me in the last year!

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Dear Teenagers, Here’s What You Need to Know About Comparison

Dear teenager,

Have you ever struggled with comparison?

I think everyone does at some point in their lives.

I’ve had my own share of struggles with comparison and I wish I knew all the answers. But I don’t, and I don’t think anyone does.

This summer, God’s been teaching me a lot about my identity in Him, and if you’ve ever struggled at all, I want to wrap you in a big hug and tell you everything that He’s been teaching me.

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How to Resist Peer Pressure

As Christians, it’s something we all struggle with… resisting peer pressure.

We desire to fit in, strive to be liked, hate being different.

Peer pressure often appears to us in much subtler, long term ways than saying no to drugs once at a high school party.

We’re tempted with dressing immodestly, “dating around”, slacking in school, putting on a fake personality to impress, and so many other things.

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What a Blueberry Bush Taught Me About God

My family loves blueberry picking. Actually, we love every kind of fruit picking! It’s always near the top of our bucket list.

Last summer, we decided to go blueberry picking at a new farm we hadn’t been to before. The plump, juicy berries were so ripe they were practically falling off the branches. We were hungry and looking forward to the warm sweetness of the berries that would melt across our tongues.

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3 Ways to Glorify God Using Technology (Teens in a Tech-Savvy World part 3)

Welcome back my blog series, “Teens in a Tech-Savvy World”!

If you’ve read part 1 (10 Ways to Break Your Technology Addiction) or part 2 (Put Technology in its Proper Place), then you hopefully know by now that technology isn’t inherently bad or sinful.

As Christ-followers, we are called to live a life of surrender to Him. This means surrendering every single area of our lives for His glory.

Including how we use technology.

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