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
  • Good morning, New Women. Your responses to Tuesday's post made me realize how far you've come. BULLETSOUL, for example, has been through so much in recent times, more than anybody, much less a teenage girl, should have to handle. And yet look at where she is now: "I honestly love spending time with God. Sometimes I don't talk much or sometimes I get distracted but I spend time with him every night before bed and in the morning if I can. ... Honestly, I'm kind of in a different place. Me and my family have disciplined ourselves for years, working...

  • Mornin, Ladies, and welcome back CAITLIN. You all continue to amaze me with your honesty -- your ability to look at yourselves and go, "Yikes, I need to work on that!" "Work" is the operative word in that sentence. It's so much a part of our society to see a problem and say, "I'm going to fix that. What can I do?" Then we start tossing around things like, "I have to discipline myself." Or, "I'm going to strike a better balance." And then we try. But most of the time we don't get very far. I mean, seriously, how...

  • Good morning, New Women. I'm sure I've told you before about the day I was driving down my daughter's street and a rock flew out from where a guy was weed whacking and it shattered the window on the driver's side window. For a few minutes it was major frightening, especially when I saw how close the actual entry hole was to my face. But the whole thing got taken care of pretty quckily. Marijean and I were able to get the glass out of the window and I got home safely. It didn't occur to me, though, as I...

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