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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In Real Life

I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is within you. -- II Timothy 1:6
  • Hey, New Women! Happy Memorial Day. This morning my husband and I got up early and went out for our first Coffee Cruise of the summer. Jim was babying the boat a little, since that was Purple Guy's first time out since last fall, so we went at sipping speed, listening to slow music. Then, just as we were headed back to our doc, he turned on my new favorite song by the Eagles and let that little ski boat rip. The song? "Get Over It" (I don't recommend you read the lyrics because there are a couple of words...

  • Hey, New Women! I posted on Facebook this morning that the picture you see here -- taken moments after my toe surgery on Wednesday -- is probably the best photo of me ever taken. Why? Because this is an x-ray of a perfect set of toes. MY toes. None of them are trying to overlap the one next door. There are no weird bone bumps, no screws that have shifted from their intended places, no unhealed incisions in that big metatarsal. It's NORMAL!! Which means that as soon as the work the surgeon did to MAKE it normal heals, I'll...

  • Morning, New Women. I'm recovering from toe surgery today (how glamorous is that?) and in perfect God-timing, I received a guest post from a new member of our community, ABBY O. (She's pictured here -- is she not beautiful?) Her piece fits in perfectly with our focus on self-respect, so, ladies, I give you Abby O. Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 (KJV) BE YOURSELF. You...

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