Many spend their lives in search of love, but do we as a society understand what love truly is? Contrary to popular belief encouraged by modern culture, love is more than the initial feel-good emotions and increasing heart rate, love is a long-term commitment that often takes hard work, and it’s work worth doing.
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Love is a curious dance, sometimes flowing carefree with the melodic music of life, sometimes starting and stopping like a needle bouncing across an old scratched vinyl record, but true love continues moving in rhythm between two people who are committed to the end of life’s beautiful song.
At the age of 12, I was told to say goodbye to my mom because of an unthinkable tragedy. I witnessed first hand God working in my life, healing my mom and giving us a second chance.
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Your life can change in an instant, but what we can learn from this is to overcome life’s tragedies and obstacles through the strength of our support system and a hard fight.
“But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.” 1 Peter 3:14
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Have you ever heard the phrase, “Exercise is medicine” in referring to the benefits of staying in shape? Well, there is research to back up that statement, and there is also a club at Missouri Baptist University that was built on this basic understanding.
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EIM members at Missouri Baptist University pose before a corn hole tournament, one of their many activities throughout the academic year.