Depression and Love

I had always been a straight-A student. I had always had the energy to keep up with an activity-packed schedule. And I had always prided myself on my intelligence, my creativity, and my outgoing, friendly attitude.So it was painful for me when I suddenly lost all...

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Vision: Together Interview with Tanya Crossman

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your connection with Bridges. Tanya:  I connected with Bridges through people that I met while living in East Asia. I met Lauren and Summers through a TCK (Third Culture Kid) project that I was working on about a year ago. ...

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Bridges First Look: Psalms

The book of Psalms is probably one of the most quoted books of the Bible. Perhaps you have seen some of these poems and wondered what they mean or where they come from. So what are the Psalms and how are we to understand them?  Characteristics of the Psalms The word...

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Vision: Together

This year has brought a lot of uncertainty, disappointment, and especially loneliness for all of us. I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling the desire to be “together” with friends and family stronger than I can ever remember. Vision: Together will be a time to...

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How does mobile service work in the US?

When you move to the US to study, one of the first things you will need to do is set up your cellphone service. To help you with the process, here are some questions to consider:   1. Do you want to be committed to a multi-year contract or would you rather pay...

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Exploring the Outdoors in the US

Experiencing the natural beauty of a new country is an amazing benefit of studying abroad. One of my favorite memories from my year in Lebanon is the day I visited the Baatara Gorge Waterfall. The U.S. is a geographically massive and diverse country, and no matter...

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