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2609, 2016


September 26th, 2016|Categories: Faith, Family, Well-Being|

Wonder is wide-eyed. It is primal and unexpected. Wonder washes away any trace of stagnancy or hesitancy, any desire to numb the day away. It is a nod to the fact that life is wilder, weirder and more profound than we are comfortable with, and that is thrilling.

1909, 2016

Talk Like . . . a Pirate?

September 19th, 2016|Categories: Common Ground, Event, Fun|

We’re probably all seen enough movies to parley in “pirate” at least for one day of the year. But imagine what it’s like to turn up at an event packed with people who look like you, but are using words and phrases everyone seems to understand—except you.

1509, 2016

Showers for Singles

September 15th, 2016|Categories: Hospitality, Relationships|

When she really needed the gift shower was after her college graduation as she moved into an apartment. Instead, she, like me, got pans from her mother’s cabinets (her mom’s wedding gifts, in fact), hand-me-down cooking utensils and old, chipped serving platters.

1309, 2016

Simply Emily Ley

September 13th, 2016|Categories: Event, Vocation|

Emily Ley—creator of the boutique lifestyle brand that bears her name—is joining the BELONG Team at our Tampa event. We’re celebrating with the ultimate SIMPLY BELONG Prize Package Giveaway!

1209, 2016

Making It Happen: WriteGirl

September 12th, 2016|Categories: Causes, Mentoring|

“My three siblings dropped out of high school in the 9th grade—the fact that I’m an uprising junior at a prestigious liberal arts college is truly a dream come true, not just for me but for my whole family.” Alejandra Castillo says. “WriteGirl gave me the confidence to go after what my heart desires.”