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Choosing to See Beauty

Rising from the Ashes

The trauma, violence and difficulty people experience often leads to incredible joy and success when those who have suffered greatly decide to turn their sufferings into seeking beauty.  Instead of dwelling on their misfortune or feeling trapped by their past, they try their best to m
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Questions Answered

The other day someone asked me about forgiveness. Have you forgiven the people in your life who have wronged you? And if so, how? That’s a great question. A holy priest once told me, “To forgive is to mirror the Divine.” After-all, that is what we are called to do as sons and daughter
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From the Heart of a Young Entrepreneur

Beauty is everywhere. Sometimes you need to seek it out and other times it’s impossible to miss. Well my dear readers, Made in His Image is going through one of those “impossible to miss” times. And I want to share the good news with you. Yesterday in the mail I received the file-stam
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From the pen of a woman who is “Fighting Him with love.”

I was born in 1990. Both my parents were Catholic, and my sister and I were baptized and raised in the Church. She is two years younger than me, and one of my best friends. I grew up about five minutes on the Delaware side of the Pennsylvania-Delaware border. I went to a really intens
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From my Heart at 3:09am

It is 3:09 am and I’m wide awake. Some of my best work is done late at night, or early in the morning. I usually listen to music when I write, but not tonight. I’m enjoying the stillness of the night. The only three things I can hear are some birds chirping outside my window, the soun
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Wednesday’s Inspiration – The Porn Effect Part II

This post is in answer to two questions readers asked me. I decided to post my answers to their questions for my weekly Wednesday Inspiration. It is my hope that the Lord will speak through me to offer you hope. Also I would like to preface this post by saying that many of the thought
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Wednesday’s Inspiration – The Porn Effect

It was 2008, I was 22 and in Grapevine, Texas at a FOCUS conference. I sat in a crowded conference room laughing and joking with friends as we all awaited the main speaker – Curtis Martin, president and founder of FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students). You know that
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Kate Winslet, Rachel Weisz Form “Anti-Cosmetic Surgery League”

Several weeks ago as I flipped through a local magazine, I came across a page that said, “Beautiful Positive You – Call today to schedule your appointment at Vanderbilt Center for Cosmetic Plastic Surgery.” Oh my goodness gracious! That couldn’t be further from the truth, I thou
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More than desire website

It was brought to my attention from some readers that the link I posted to connect you to Ashley’s website didn’t work. Thank you for your patience as I am still getting use to the blog world. This one should work: www.morethandesire.com  Make it a fantastic day readers! I
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More than Desire

We love to be loved. But what do you do when that relationship doesn’t have a fairy tale ending? More than Desire is a ministry started by Ashley Weis. This ministry exists to offer hope for women in the shadows of pornography. Ashley wrote, When I discovered my husband’s porn a
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