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
  • Hello, New Women. As promised, here are the instructions for making a YOU collage. This is the first step in our mini-series on making art part of your prayer life (in conjunction with our The Whole Christian Thing book). The key to collage-making as a prayerful experience is to let go of any ideas of this being "an art project" or any attempt to do it "right". Making a collage is a chance to get quiet and ask God to make God's presence known to you as you go deeper in finding out who God made you to be. So...

  • Morning, New Women! I promised you instructions for making a collage today ... that's going to happen tomorrow morning. That'll give you more time to collect magazines/cards/ even images you print out from the internet that scream YOU! For today, I need your input on something else. There is some interest from a publisher -- far from anything definite yet -- in publishing our The Whole Christian Thing in traditional form, rather than our doing it as an e-book. She liked this in my proposal: "The girls and I are developing activities and self-exploration exercises as we go -- things...

  • Good morning, New Women! I haven't used a picture of Maeryn on here for a while and there's really no particular reason for this one except that you've watched her grow -- some of you from her infancy -- and I just thought I'd share. How ADORABLE is she? I mean, really. One order of business before we move into the meat of the post: HAYLEE and TORIA have both volunteered to do guests posts. I've sent an email to both of you, so if you haven't received that please let me know. AMELIA, I don't know what's up with...

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