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When the Body Betrays: Reflections on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By on October 5, 2017 in Women's Issues with 1 Comment

Walking back from the mailbox last week, I stopped cold in my tracks as I eyed the last envelope in the stack of magazines, junk mail, and bills. I knew what it was before I even opened it; a letter informing me it was time for a mammogram. Instantly my mind raced back exactly five […]

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Letting God Redeem the "Why" Behind Your Weight-Loss Battle

By on November 10, 2015 in Women's Issues with 2 Comments

If you’re a woman, and you’re breathing in this polluted air of impossible cultural standards with me, this post is for you. I see you. You’ve been on my heart and I need to encourage you. I need to tell you not to give up. I need you to hear me say that you, sister, […]

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True Beauty

By on August 6, 2015 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

“Am I Pretty or Ugly?”  Since 2009, close to 25,000 teen girls have posted videos of themselves on YouTube asking that very question. Then, they have encouraged people to leave comments weighing in on the question. Tragically, the results have not been uplifting. Many of these young women are bombarded by mean and thoughtless comments. […]

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Weighing In on Your Weight-Loss Battle

By on January 15, 2013 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Jill lost 17 pounds and went down to a size 4. Barbara lost 50 pounds and finally is able to fit into her size 12 pants.  But, hey, that’s nothing compared to Stephanie who lost 75 pounds and not only fits into her size 6 pants, size 8 dress, but also feels like her life has […]

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, What Is My Worth After All?

By on September 27, 2012 in Biblical Womanhood, Ministry, Sexuality with 0 Comments

God has given my husband and me the amazing privilege of being involved in university ministry. My husband is the College Pastor at our church, and I get to serve as his helper and ministry partner. Over the last several months, I’ve had a recurring conversation with many of the girls. And, as a woman, […]

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Body Image and The Baby Bump

Body Image. What woman does not struggle with these two words!? Over the past two years, I have found myself struggling with this issue in a way that I have not struggled since I was a teenager. My twenties was a period of intense spiritual growth, and, by God’s grace, I began to find contentment […]

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