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Letter From The Taylors

Letter From The Taylors

Hello from Aubrey & Zackary Taylor! We both attended Youth for Freedom , then Youth for America, as youth in the beginning years. We have been attending, running, and creating YFF for the past 15 years. We were raised by this program and are proud to be a part of...

Boundaries Set Me Free

"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” - Nelson Mandela Boundaries. I give you permission to say no.  I give you permission to create boundaries. I will strive to honor you...

Are You Living Your Life Intentionally?

Intentions are the lifeblood of YFF. The importance of it is repeated every year: to create a clear vision for yourself and your responsibilities to accomplish a desired outcome.  However, we must remember that intentions about DOING will never be as powerful as...

Who Are You Choosing To Be?

Simplicity. Life really is so simple. As humans, we like to complicate things- it’s our nature to question & assume & create stories around all kinds of things. However life truly is simple. It works, always has and always will. I’ve noticed that when I feel...

How Can I Connect With Others?

I had an experience recently where I was prompted to find someone in my life who had cried or expressed sadness recently and to talk to this person about the experience. I was unsure of this prompt. I was coming up with all sorts of personal excuses as to why this...

Do You Believe In Blessings?

Do you believe in blessings? Can you recall an event in your life where you were blessed? What about an event where you blessed someone else? I want to share a a story of a recent experience I had where I was a blessing to someone else. This is a story where I felt as...

Building Character

Building Character  “You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.”  - James Anthony Froude This quote has always been interesting to me. As we all strive to develop our character, it requires much action. Defined...

Different Tastes

I've been seeing a post around around a lot that is just a list of a bunch of different foods. It said "How picky are you?" and you were suppose to cross off all the foods you refuse to eat. Seeing it  made me really happy. I looked through and saw...

Growing Gratitude

My peeps, join me on my gratitude journey. Get aboard my gratitude train and let’s take a ride down the thankful tracks. I judge myself, I compare myself, I have looked at myself and loathed every ounce of me, from the golden tint in my iris, to the shape of my head,...

The Power of Knowledge

Throughout my life I have often heard the saying “Knowledge is Power”. Is this true or do people say it because they heard someone else say it? Let’s figure this out. When you have experienced gaining knowledge, do you experience the gain of power? Have you ever read...

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