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Hi! My name is Rachel. I love to write. Write about life, love, and reflect on how the past builds the future. Mostly, I love to tell stories because I believe there is something about stories that brings the world closer together. You can check out some of my writing reflections here at Rachel Writes.

The Power of Prayer

It’s cliche, but true. There is power in prayer. When I pray it’s like putting my faith into action. I don’t know that God can hear me. But I have faith that He’s real. That He’s listening and cares. Praying gives me peace. Gives me hope. Makes me feel like no matter what, somehow, everything…

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Taking Chances

Taking chances can be absolutely terrifying. But I mean, that’s all a part of taking risks, right? The odds are questionable, and the outcome uncertain, but without risk there is no reward. In my own life, I’ve found it easier to stay in one place than step outside my comfort zone. My comfort zone is…

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We don’t speak as we drive down the road, staring out the window, watching the lightning light up the sky. They say silence speaks louder than words, now I see how it’s true. Our silence is like a clap of thunder followed by a storm. We are now the they, the people that drive the warnings…

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Do You Need a Career?

These days, having a “career” means something different than having a job. There is a difference between working a job and having a career. A career is the vocation you plan to do long-term. The industry you work in. A career takes into account your long term job goals. A job is just that: a…

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Trusting God with the Future

Life is funny sometimes. Sometimes you think you know where you’re headed, but it turns out, you’re not headed that way at all. Life can bring major plot twists leaving you feeling disoriented and confused. But that’s life. It can be crazy, unexpected, confusing, but so totally worth living. This last year has been crazy.…

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Living Life to the Fullest

What does it mean to live life to the fullest? Our time on this Earth is fleeting, how do we make the most of it? I think the answer to this question means something different for everyone. What is something that makes you feel fulfilled? What are the things you value most in life? What…

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