In Real Life | Nancy's Blog for Teens

In Real Life is for Nancy's teen readers, 13 and older, who have out grown Lily and the other tween books, and need a community of other teen girls who are serious about their faith. This unique blog provides a forum for being real. Teens only are invited to comment. Please read the blog rules below and then check it out! There are also direct links to the 3 most recent blog posts.

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I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is within you. -- II Timothy 1:6
  • Good morning, New Women. I don't know when we've had a larger and more enthusiastic response to a post than last week when I asked you to comment with your three favorite "Mute Gospel Place" songs. I think if you read those you'll have an awesome playlist. Maybe we should call it the TWCT (The Whole Christian Thing) playlist and expand it into an appendix for the back of the book. What do you think? What we're establishing here are authentic ways to worship. Going to your mute gospel place regularly, whether that's within the pages of your journal or...

  • Hey, New Women. And welcome newcomers ELIANA and NAOMI. We love having your input, especially as we work toward creating our e-book, The Whole Christian Thing. Your responses to Thursday's post on your "mute gospel" places were fascinating, since several of you said that location isn't a physical one but more a mind-set type of thing. It is, as ELIANA put it, "that thing that my mind and emotions are suspended in." Music is that soul solvent for many of you and it is for me too, especially at this time of year. During this particular Advent season, I find...

  • Good morning, New Women. Just want to say good on ya, MEREDITH, AMELIA, BULLETSOUL and REBECCA for your honest responses to last time's post: what's your biggest struggle with being "of the world"? If you haven't commented on that, please do, okay? Remember that we're creating an e-book here -- The Whole Christian Thing -- to examine just what it really means for you to follow Christ in the Twenty-First Century. Will you chime in? From your comments, it seems like the main issues with being "of" as opposed to "in" the world range from dating to YouTube to music...

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