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Choosing to See Beauty

You Don’t Know You’re Beautiful

By Melissa St. Ledger | Guest Blogger | Chastity speaker for Generation Life I love the video that blew up on YouTube titled, “Dove Real Beauty Sketches.” If you haven’t seen it, watch it. I won’t explain the premise, but just that it reminded me of the fact that most women in America
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To Every Girl Who Looks in the Mirror

By Alison Fleury | Guest Blogger First, there is a face. A young, innocent face. A smooth, clear, happy face. One day, the face comes, and it is sad. The next day it is painted; concealer hides lack of sleep. Makeup hides a broken heart. But it can’t hide a thinning face. The fa
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“I just wanted a dad,” she said.

Photo by Effie Grey Photography By Maura Byrne | Founder of Made in His Image During the past two years of speaking with victims and survivors of physical and sexual abuse, countless women have disclosed their stories to me, many for the first time. My heart has expanded with extreme
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Face it. Own it. Heal it.

By Chiara | Guest Blogger I’m not a victim anymore. Today I started owning my recovery for the first time in years. I still can’t fathom how much God has blessed me throughout this journey. I pray God will use my vulnerability and honesty to give you hope and encouragement to keep fig
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Life without a Dad: What if he wasn’t there?

By Jesse Garcia | Guest Blogger About 2 years ago I was a missionary with Lifeteen and our main mission was to lead teens closer to Christ. I was with 14 other missionaries leading a camp in Boston. For the day we split up into men and women groups. Since the camp was filled with 24 m
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Made in His Image Goes Viral

By Maura Byrne | Founder & President of Made in His Image I received hundreds of emails in the span of a few hours. I thought my phone was going to explode from all the text messages and calls and didn’t know what was going on. While working outside I received a phone call from my
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Sweetheart, Stop That. You Are Enough.

By Katie Krog | Guest Blogger If we wrote stories about how we treat ourselves and view the world in relation to reality, no one would publish or buy them, because no one would believe them. The Creator of the universe thought she was beautiful, whispered it to her every moment of eve
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Girl, Don’t Carry Around Your Mistakes!

I am in Belize for the week and am exceedingly grateful to Christine, one of our guest bloggers for helping me this week with our blog posts. Christine is an amazing writer and an even more amazing person. I hope you are able to glean some very valuable lessons from her posts today. B
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What Eric Taught Me…

Good morning world!! It’s 6:30 am as I write this while flying to Maryland to speak at Mount Saint Mary’s University tonight. Even though I’m extremely exhausted, for some reason I can’t sleep. I use to be able to sleep on air planes and I have no idea what happened. I’m really excite
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“I had an abortion.”

This morning as I was editing a photo for Made in His Image’s social media, I typed the caption, 40 years. 55 million casualties. 110 million wounded parents. I paused. I know some of those 110 million parents. I carry them in my thoughts and prayers today in a special way. Then one a
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