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TRU: The Real U

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Finding Peace in a Violent World

Finding Peace in a Violent World

I’ve been reading the newspaper a lot more than I normally do, which has been both good and bad. While I marvel at all the advances in health and science, I’m saddened by all the hatred and violence that surrounds us. Today I read John 16:33 in the Bible (KJV), which really helped me put some things in perspective. Jesus teaches: “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” Can you really feel peace and cheer despite the state of the world? Can you really find peace in a violent world? This quote seems to think so:   I love that. Inner peace comes from doing what’s right, and even if the world seems to be falling apart around us, we can still feel peace.   Share...

Here’s to Strong Women!

Here’s to Strong Women!

I found this on a basic internet search, but it stuck out to me: What is a strong woman? Is it someone who is aggressive, domineering, or controlling? No! Whether talkative or quiet, athletic or artsy, working as a CEO or in the home, strong women can be found everywhere. They are women who know who they are, who understand that they are daughters of God and have incredible potential to do good. Women have a huge capacity to make a difference in the world. So go out there and make that difference! Share...

Opposition–>Bravery

Opposition–>Bravery

  Sure, none of us LOVE opposition. Trials, change, criticism, growth—it’s all painful. But how could we ever become strong, capable people without going through some opposition? I love this quote I found: Although I hate going through difficult times, I try to approach them with the right attitude, knowing I’ll become a better person as a result. How have your difficulties made you a stronger person? Why are you grateful for opposition? Share...

Happiness Comes from Within

Happiness Comes from Within

Piggybacking off of our Date or Dump post, today’s inspirational quote reminds us that happiness comes from within. Although we certainly can be very happy in a healthy relationship, and we should strive to find a great guy we can build a happy relationship with, dating and marriage are not a Prince Charming-sweeps-in-to-save-the-princess kind of cure-all solution. If you don’t learn to be happy single, you probably won’t be happy in a relationship, either. While you’re single, build up your relationship with God and with yourself, spend your time doing worthwhile things that bring you happiness, and work toward creating a happy relationship in the future! Share...

A Little Happiness Inspiration

A Little Happiness Inspiration

If you’re spending too much time with friends who bring you down, instead, pick friends who help you want to be better! Share...