Social media gets a pretty bad rep sometimes, and Instagram is usually at the top of that list. And yes, some of it is fake. Yes, some accounts aren’t portraying fair standards or honest depictions of beauty. Yes, some people pay for followers and some people become too easily stressed over their ratio or likes or popularity. Yes, to an extent it became a popularity contest.
But it was always, first and foremost, a tool to share photos.
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Since I was born I have lived in 6 different states (and two different times in two of those states). Growing up in a Christian home meant finding a new church every time we moved. I don’t remember “church shopping” for the first decade of my life, but ever since we moved to Colorado I have vivid memories the experience. So now from CO – NM – TN, I have picked up on a few things to consider when you find yourself in a new city and searching for a new church community:
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Anyone who knows me knows that for as long as I have lived in New Mexico, I have always talked about the day I would leave the desert for the city. I moved to Albuquerque three and a half years ago when I came to UNM as a freshman. I always assumed I would leave immediately upon graduation.
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