Mask Day 15: Wonder Woman Syndrome

Wonder Woman! I remember watching her as a child and I always wanted a pair of those bracelets she wore. With those bracelets she could defeat any bad guy that came up against her. Wonder Woman was beautiful inside and out and could do it all with both hands tied behind her back. As I […]

The Real Me by Jennifer Hembree

I’m welcoming once again my friend and the women’s minister from Eagles Landing First Baptist Church, Jennifer Hembree. I met Jennifer years ago as we attended church together. Since that time we have taught Bible studies and ministered to the women of our church and community together. This woman can celebrate and carries joy wherever she […]

When Your Enemy Tries To Destroy Self-Esteem

    I just read a great post  here Finding Contentment in Imperfection about comparing yourself to others. Unfortunately I find myself comparing my weight to other women. My goal weight is about 25 pounds lighter than what I am right now. The thing is I haven’t put a whole lot of effort into losing this weight […]

Kayla’s New Life

Kayla went into the dressing room with four dresses to try on. She thought to herself, “Why do I even bother?” The realization of the weight gain had hit her square in the face that morning, as her husband spouted off another rude comment about how big she was getting. He didn’t have to remind […]

Kayla’s New Life

Kayla went into the dressing room with four dresses to try on. She thought to herself, “Why do I even bother?” The realization of the weight gain had hit her square in the face that morning, as her husband spouted off another rude comment about how big she was getting. He didn’t have to remind […]

The Courage To Be

A young man slipped ever so quietly into the professor’s classroom and sat down in the back row. Jeff’s blonde hair was unclean from days of not being washed. His once bright red t-shirt was now faded to almost pink and his jeans were stained with days of grunge. The odor from his body was […]

Free To Be Me! Discovering Who I Am.

I lived most of my life to please others. I was the person they needed and wanted me to be. It did not matter who I really was inside, if it didn’t fit their mold I changed myself to make them happy. So many years buried under so many masks it’s no wonder I lost […]