Felicia Alvarez

Felicia Alvarez

Felicia Alvarez, a graduate of Liberty University, lives in Southern California and loves avocados, sunshine, and serving her Savior. Currently, she teaches dance to over one hundred students and is working on her second book. Connect with Felicia on her blog or Facebook—she would love to hear from you!

Posts by Felicia Alvarez:

Rethinking Our Wish List

“Make a list of everything you want in a future husband.” Today, this is a common recommendation. Rather than a list, however, many of us create an entire album of checklists, safeguards, and tests to determine who would be our perfect match. But I’ve […]

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Displaying God’s Goodness

In the middle of our dance recital rehearsal, four-​​​​year-​​​​old Annie runs up to me shouting, “Miss Felicia, look at me! Look at me!” She does a series of ballet (and ballet-​​​​inspired) steps right in front of me, blocking my view of the […]

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Is Your Life Too Noisy?

As soon as I got in the car, I hit “play” only to find that there were no CDs loaded in my CD player. After a few minutes of silence, I started to flip through the radio stations. I didn’t really like any of them, […]

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Prayer: The Missing Ingredient

Prayer is like cocoa Around Christmas time, I made a batch of cocoa cookies. I had made this family recipe many times, so I was quite surprised when I bit into the finished product and it tasted like burnt play-​​​​dough. What had gone wrong? Why had […]

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I Want to Be a Failure

How often do you hear someone say that? Personally, I’ve never heard it. I’ve certainly never said it, either. I think every human being on earth wants to be successful. Even little kids don’t want to fail. One of my friends, a first grade […]

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Gummy Bears

My shirt stuck to my lower back, damp with perspiration. I took a break from pedaling and looked back to check the trailer attached to my bike. Four-​​​​year-​​​​old Johnny looked fine. The cool breeze played in his hair as he sat there […]

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Choosing to Influence

“Let’s play car. You drive, okay?” Three-​​​​year-​​​​old Bella handed me the plastic keys, and I revved up our “couch car” engine. She climbed into the “passenger seat” next to me, pulled an invisible seatbelt across her lap, and firmly buckled it. After we […]

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The Friendship Dilemma

Peter and Leila were good friends — to onlookers, even more than good friends. They played tennis together, jogged together, attended the same Bible study, and frequently went to dinner together. Leila assumed that with all the time they spent with each […]

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