How God Defines Beauty

As women, we tear ourselves apart on a daily basis. To fight the lies of insecurity, comparison, and jealousy, we need to know how God defines beauty and make a choice to believe the truth. Beauty is not about elaborate hairstyles and expensive clothing, but rather about the heart- a heart that is being transformed by the Spirit of God.

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What to do when you're misunderstood

Have you ever been misunderstood? My assumption is yes. Of course. If you have had any contact with another human in the past 48 hours, most likely you have been misunderstood. We live in a world where people will misunderstand us- It’s inevitable. If that’s the case, then what are we to do? How can we handle these encounters with grace?

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What God Can Do

Eight years ago today, I made a decision that drastically changed my life forever.

I surrendered everything to Jesus Christ.

Sounds simple. Sounds like no big deal. But for a young 18 year old searching for meaning and purpose, this decision led my heart and life to a new path- the path I was searching for.

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Pain that Produces Life

The Son of God walked thru moments on mountaintops, but also of deep sorrow in the valleys of life. He was the Beloved Son, but also a hated individual. He was embraced, but also despised and rejected. The word says in Isaiah, “it was the Lord’s will to crush Him…” so that anyone who puts their faith in Him will have eternal life. Just like Jesus was willing to walk thru the good, bad, and ugly of life for the will of God, are you willing to do the same?

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For the One Who Wants to Quit

When Jesus called you out, He set a plan in motion to redeem, restore, and transform your entire life. He also put plans in place to use you for His glory- to be a part of His mission in reconciling the world back to His heart. If you are struggling today, wondering if God sees you or hears you- please take heart- He has NOT forgotten about you. Keep seeking Him with your whole heart. His plans will be laid out for you in the perfect way and time.

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