Tag Archives: summer

Iron Man 3 – Movie Review

It’s been said that clothes make the man. Sure, God may care what’s on the inside, but the world is different. What we wear becomes social shorthand, a way to discern and judge and often misjudge the people we meet. An oil-stained shirt and pair of overalls tells us something. An Armani suit says something else. An emblazoned T-shirt might ...

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50 Fun Things to Do This Summer

During the summer it is so easy to say, “I have nothing to do! I’m so bored.” So check out this list for some good ideas! Add your own–or have a few friends over and create your own list. Gather up a few friends and have a picnic in your backyard. Find a place to take a hike and get ...

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iBeGat.com’s “End of Summer 20.11 Writing Contest!”

End of Summer 20.11 Winner! Meet Danielle Dodge, our End of Summer 20.11 winner! Not only did she win first place, she did so by submitting her essay on her passion for writing. Often, stories of summer’s highlights involve outdoor adventures, fantastic trips, family reunions, or some other new adventure. Danielle took her love for writing and discovered she not ...

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Summer Fun? Stay Hydrated!

Here are some good reminders of summer safety in the sunny, hot days! Have fun–and be safe! Dehydration Dehydration among teens playing sports is common, especially in the hot summer months, but may go unnoticed in its milder forms, Leonard says. Younger children are more prone to dehydration because their bodies produce more heat while sweating less. Teens recovering from ...

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real devo: let’s talk about money

Now this may sound greedy, but let’s be honest: we all want money, we all like walking around with some spending money in our pockets. But summer is for fun not work, at least in my mind it is. So I’ve come up with a solution: jobs we like to do! In school when picking electives, teachers advise me to ...

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Poured Out

I watched my hometown below me shrink as the plane took flight. A tear rolled down my face as I thought, nine weeks is a really long time to be this far away from home all by myself. I knew God had led me to this summer internship in Nicaragua, but I was still a little nervous. The following weeks ...

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Drink Up!

“Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.” (John 7:38 NIV) Agua. H20. Water. You can call it whatever you want as long as you drink lots of it. Water is one of the best beauty secrets in the world. Did you know that water suppresses the appetite naturally and ...

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