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TOP NINE TIPS BEFORE YOUR START YOUR FIRST YEAR

July 10, 2018

Before you go to school, you think you’ve mastered everything. You’re officially an adult, and you want to prove yourself to the world. But this doesn’t always seem to play out this way. I’ve done some research and asked around, and this is what I have found for things that you wish you knew your first year of university: Learn how to budget- It is key to becoming a university student. When I started university, I had no idea what I was getting into when

SUMMER CHECK-IN FROM KAILEY GILLIS

July 6, 2018

Hi all! The past few weeks of summer have been fantastic! I just got back from a trip to Yellowknife where the Discipleship team from Pine Lake Camp were engaging in mission work. The 10 of us braved the eighteen-hour road trip, and man was it worth it. I had never been that far north. It’s absolutely beautiful. Crazy wildlife, and just beautiful scenery. But, we were there to experience what the Salvation Army is doing in the Yellowknife community- and there is a ton

TIPS ON TRANSITIONING TO LIVING ON YOUR OWN

July 3, 2018

Hi all, Are you starting your first year of university? Are you living away from home for the first time? By asking those questions, have I made you even more nervous about the unknown? If you answered yes to those three questions, read on because this is your Beginner’s Guide to Living on Your Own: COOKING Option 1: Learn one meal at a time. I spent my first year in residence trying to master chicken and I slowly prevailed! If you’re thinking to yourself “that’s

TOP 10 WORSHIP CAMPFIRE SONGS

June 29, 2018

Need a good pic for that summer campfire worship session? Looking for some new additions to your favourite playlist? Here are my ten favourite worship songs right now.  Awake My Love– I Am They   Fullness- Elevation Worship   Reckless Love– Corey Asbury   Choose to Love– Francesca Battistelli   Here’s My Heart- I Am They   Psalm 51 (Wisdom in the Secret Heart)– Shane & Shane   Death Was Arrested-North Point Insideout   Come Morning– Bread We Break   Out of Hiding– Steffany Gretzinger  

HOW I CHOSE MY MAJOR

June 26, 2018

Hi all, Growing up, I always wanted to be a teacher. I specifically remember in grade four I would watch how my teacher would get the attention of the class and the different activities she let us do, like a show and tell. I would then write down all of these methods on a piece of paper, so I could do the same when I became a teacher. Throughout high school I continued to want to be a teacher, however, in grade eleven I learned

TOP FIVE PLACES TO VISIT THIS SUMMER IN WINNIPEG

June 22, 2018

Hi all, Excited about living in Winnipeg? The opportunities to explore new nooks and crannies are endless. There’s nothing like finding a new favourite place to hang out or eat at. To help you in your journey of discovering some new places, here are my top five go-to-places around Winnipeg. 1. Oh Doughnuts 2. Millennium Library 3. Across the Board Game Cafe in the Exchange District 4. The Patch of Grass between the Red River and the Legislature and the Path along the Red River

SUMMER PLANS AND MOUNTAINS

June 19, 2018

SO! The academic year is over, and how we have a glorious four months of free time. (Ha!) Just kidding, for most post-secondary students, these four months we have are the best opportunity to work and be busy in another way. Wondering what I am doing this summer? This year, I am changing things up just a little bit.  For the past five years, I have been working for the Salvation Army Ontario Camping Ministries. This year, I am branching out just a little bit.

END OF THE SEMESTER PLAYLIST

June 16, 2018

Hi all, School is done! Can you believe it? There were a few times this year that I did not think I would make it out alive, so I’m personally shocked to reach this point finally. To celebrate here’s my end of the semester playlist. Join me in kicking back and celebrating a well-deserved break!    School’s Out – Alice Cooper    I’m Still Standing – Elton John    We Are the Champions – Queen    Celebration – Kool and The Gang    Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles

NEW LOCKS FOR A CAUSE CLOSE TO MY HEART

June 13, 2018

This past week I decided to do something that a lot of girls my age most likely wouldn’t want to do. I cut off most of my hair!! There have been many people who have battled with diseases that can cause many changes in the body, one of which being hair loss due to some kinds of treatments. Hair often is seen as something beautiful and something that both genders put a lot of money and time in to. As a young girl going to

I never say NO

May 3, 2018

What some people can’t tell from looking at me is that I’m a very involved person who does not know how to say no. I love to help others, and sometimes this comes back to bite me. When asked to cover a blog that describes a day in the life of me, I was worried I would not have enough room to fit it all in! Well, I did manage to fit it all in, and it was worth it. Prepare yourself to hear of