Looking for a good book to read? Try 'Dancing Softly' by Nikki Rosen! A powerful and hopeful story that you won't be able to put down! :D

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

"I Love You!"

Love is very powerful and meaningful. When you love someone, you care for them and want what's best for them. You encourage them, and want them to be successful. If they were in trouble, you would help them in a heartbeat. A loved one is a person who can brighten up your day just by smiling and giving you a thoughtful hug. This extraordinary person, is someone you feel you couldn't live without.

Love isn't just a word or a feeling. It is something bigger and more complex. We know what it is, but just can't explain using words. It is much more than just a ring, or a kiss, or a heart-shaped card. It comes from your heart.

I love many people. My family, my friends, and most importantly God. And I know He loves me back. He loves everyone. Whether you're poor, rich, young, old, tall, short, happy, sad...whoever you are...He loves you a whole lot! Isn't that awesome?

So tonight, before you go to bed, say a prayer, and remember everything He has done, and don't forget to say ''I love you!''

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Wealthy to be Healthy?

Have you ever noticed that organic foods are always more expensive than other regular food products. Or that a bag of baked chips costs more than your average salty ones. Or that going to a fast food restaurant is way cheaper than going to one with more healthier choices.

Everyone always tells you to eat healthy, to have a healthy body. It's easy, just eat from the four food groups, and eat other snack foods in moderation. But when healthier foods become pricey, and unhealthier foods are more reasonably priced, is it still so easy to make the right decisions when you're at the grocery store?

With the rising economy, costs shoot up too. Many are faced with this difficult food decision everyday. Some find it hard to even get food to survive.

Well, we've already established that money doesn't grow on trees. So now what? What's the solution? Get a good job, earn big bucks, and then you can buy every healthy food product you see? No.

People like you and me can help. We can all be the solution. We can help those who are less fortunate. God uses people everyday to help others! Let God use you.

We were made to help each other, and it's not that hard! Volunteer at food banks and food drives. You could solve people's food dilemmas by simply lending a helping hand. Eat healthy and help others do it too! You don't have to be wealthy to be healthy.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

His Work of Art

The colours of the leaves in the fall are just beautiful. I look around at the gorgeous scenery and am amazed by God's wonderful work of art. He made all of this!

I like art. I like to make things, and be creative. I enjoy making cards, and designing clothes, writing poems, and using my imagination to create. God likes to do this too! The world we live in, every person on this planet, every leaf, every tree . . . it all contributes to a bigger picture, His masterpiece!

God's creations inspires me! I love His artwork, and so do many others! A numerous amount of people have painted, drawn, and sketched pictures of trees, flowers, mountains . . . all parts of His work of art! God inspires many people!

God's art makes people think. Everyone interprets His work in many different ways. When I see a baby bird I think about journeys, and my life ahead of me. Seeing beautiful flowers helps me to not forget to slow down to admire things more closely, and not rush through life. When I spot a colourful leaf changing, it reminds me of the beauty of His Work of Art.
What does His Work of Art make you think?

(All photos taken by me!)

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Fashion

Whether you know the latest trends, or you don't have a clue about fashion, everyone wants to look their best. Even if you don't care what your classmate thinks about your new shoes, we all value other's opinions. We are all different, so one person's view on clothes may not be the same as another's. But if you trust the person enough, their judgment will be more meaningful and important.

Clothes can say things about your personality. I know you shouldn't judge someone by what they're wearing, but if you meet a girl who dresses very messy, it isn't a brain twister to figure out that she isn't super tidy. If your friend has a variety of mixed styles, she might be the kind of person who is adventurous and likes to try new things! Your choice of clothing can express you, and what you like.

Also, it's good to have your own style. Don't always wear what is popular. Instead, try new things, and be a trend setter! And be proud of what you wear because in the end, if you don't like it, it isn't you!

But don't forget, your wardrobe isn't everything! What matters most is the the person wearing the clothes! Anyway, we don't get into heaven based on how many cool clothes we had, or how well we could match colours. God sees us for who we are, not what we wear.

What do your clothes say about you?