Identity

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Abandoned But Not Forgotten

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What if... someone didn’t care about you anymore? What if someone left you? Abandoned. I’ll be honest, I’ve struggled with this word. It’s a word that stands out boldly on one of my birth documents.

God Isn't Done With Your Story Yet

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Growing up, I lived in great fear of my abusive father. I was neglected, beaten, and abused. His treatment convinced me that I was unwanted—a burden hardly worth being tolerated.

Handing in My Self-Degrading Thoughts

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One of the most natural habits I acquired through life was that of putting myself down. I didn’t need anyone talking down at or to me because I was already so good at doing it to myself. 

5 Lies to Stop Believing About Yourself

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It’s often easy to get caught up in what the world says is important and become distracted from who Christ says we are. To keep from falling into that trap, let’s look to the Bible for some sure antidotes.

Truths I Wish to Share with My 20-Year-Old Self

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In my early twenties, I hated being single. I thought it meant that I was unattractive and unwanted.

Finding Certainty in the Midst of Uncertainties

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Our twenties are full of uncertainty. I never really realized this until I graduated college, and the structure of my life was disrupted.

I Didn't Dare to Let Myself Feel Beautiful

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All women desire to feel beautiful. Every day, we see hundreds of advertisements for skincare, make-up, clothes and slimming treatments.

3 Ways To Live A Joy-Filled Life

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For three years, I joined netball as an extra-curricular activity in school. Looking back, that season in life was overshadowed by a deep sense of joylessness.

I Don't Have A Life-Changing Testimony, And That's OK

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I was born into a Christian family. Since I was young, I have been attending weekly Sunday School classes, Sunday services and even family cell groups. Growing up in church, I often heard stories of people’s extraordinary encounters with God.