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Remember this little guy from grade school:  >

In my math we called him the "Greater-than Gater," who always faces towards the number or group that's the highest.

Well, I have been thinking and praying long and hard about this, and I've realized that I can't equate college and blogging, I can't add or multiply or subtract them. But obviously one of them should take precidence over the other. That one is college.

So this is what I've decided. For at least the first semester of college, I am going to be doing a little less on my blog. Don't worry - I'm not abandoning you or deleting this blog or anything (heaven forbid!), just trying to budget my time wisely. I want to focus on my studies and keep my eyes fixed on Jesus as I begin this new phase of life.

I will post one or two times a week (as my schedule allows) to update you all, but I won't be writing the deeper posts I typically do. Thankfully, I have a number of lovely ladies who've agreed to guest post for me these next couple of weeks to "fill in" for those posts. So you will be seeing a mixture of updates from me, and deeper posts from them. (The ones I've received already are amazing, so be prepared to be encouraged, strengthened, and perhaps even cry.)

I love you guys and really appreciate all of the prayers and encouragement you've already given to me about college. This week is going to be the hardest, as I will be leaving on Friday and still have quite a bit to pack and a number of friends to say goodbye to... so I covet your continued prayers.
Thank-you all so very much!

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Joy said... {Reply}

aww...i was listening to the "Trip to green gables" song on your little player while reading this post, and the music totally fit. =)

Have fun at college, Melody!! I hope you'll learn a lot and make lots of cool friends!!

~ Joy

Cassie said... {Reply}

I am so grateful that I have the opportunity to guest post for you, Melody!

Your friend,

Caroline said... {Reply}

I agree with Cassie! It was an honor:).

Praying for you as you go off to college. God has amazing plans for you!!!

Sereina said... {Reply}

I'm sure you'll do great in college, Melody! I'll be praying for you!

Lindsay said... {Reply}

I'll be praying for you, Melody! You're going to do great in college! :o)

-- Love & Blessings,
Lindsay <3

Anonymous said... {Reply}

We used to call ">" the Hungry Crocodile. Our teacher drew teeth and eyes on it, and he would always eat the bigger number :)

I am extremely grateful to do a guest post for you. I am praying for you. Blessings for the start of college!


Anonymous said... {Reply}

I'll miss you, Melody!! Yeah, College should take prescedence over blogging. :)

Love you!
~Awel P.

Evergreena said... {Reply}

I'll pray for your college experience, and also that your CD preparation will go well!

I agree that your college stuff should take precedence, but I'm also eager to hear how you like it there. I'm really curious about Cedarville, since I've decided to apply there for next year, and I'm hoping to visit it this October.

So study hard... and keep us updated!
Lots of blessings,

Elizabeth Rose said... {Reply}

I'm praying for you, Melody! May the Lord direct you in this new phase of your life.

In Christ,
Elizabeth Rose

Memzie said... {Reply}

Aw! I understand but I will miss you.


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