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Choosing to See Beauty

Letting Go

By Erin McNew | Staff Writer Photo Credit | Donna Irene Photography As a kid, I was always taught to never give up. That when you fall down you have two choices: you can stay down, or you can get right back up and keep on living. I think that’s one of the lessons I probably took most
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You’ll miss out if you keep looking back

By Erin McNew | Staff Writer Photo credit: Donna Irene Photography It’s finals week here at Texas A&M. And our greatest tests are just beginning. Because let me tell you, ladies, the true tests we face in life don’t involve a textbook. They have nothing to do with a class. They ar
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Brittany Maynard: Suicide and Suffering

By Maura Byrne | Founder of Made in His Image Photo credit: Donna Irene Photography It was Sunday evening November 1, and while taking an apple pie out of the oven, I glanced at my ringing phone. Having a pie in my hands, I couldn’t answer. A few minutes elapsed, I picked up my phone
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To my girls

By Sarah Kroger | Music Artist & Guest Blogger Photo credit: Donna Irene Photography “Jesus is the one who sees you when you feel the most invisible.” This past weekend I had the honor of serving at a women’s conference in Dallas. It had been a great day already, fille
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You can only love as far as you forgive

By Maura Byrne | Founder of Made in His Image Photo credit: Donna Irene Photography It was May 22, 2009 and I was in Colorado taking a week of graduate classes at the Augustine Institute. That morning I had gotten up early with one of the other students to go for a run in the mountain
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Keep your head up darling

By  Erin McNew | Staff Writer Photo credit: Donna Irene Photography Keep your head up, little fighter. You can do this. I know sometimes it’s hard. But you’re not alone. He’s right there with you. He’s taking your hand and he’s guiding you to more stable ground. You’re almost there. J
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Your first love

By Bobby Blood | Guest Blogger Photo credit: Jenny Haas Photography You are My lily among the thorns. I created you. I, love itself, created you. My dear daughter I want you to know how much I love you. This love I speak of does not fade, and at every moment you can count on the fact
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The Heart of a Fighter – Let’s Have a Talk Ladies

By Erin McNew | Guest Blogger Let’s have a talk here, ladies. Let’s have a talk about how incredibly worthy you are. About how no matter where you’ve been or what you’ve done or who you’ve been you are worthy of the absolute best. I know it’s easy to forget. But you are worthy of ever
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#hope

The women [who go to the tomb of Jesus with spices to anoint Jesus’ body] continued to feel love, the love for Jesus which now led them to his tomb. But at this point, something completely new and unexpected happens, something which upsets their hearts and their plans, something
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I Choose to Believe My Story Has Power

By Kat Harris | Founder of The Refined Woman Everyone has one, and it shapes who we are, what we think, and the way we interact with ourselves and the world around us. Story has the opportunity to tear down or create. Story has the power to change my life, your life, the world, and th
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