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Made in His Image

I was absolutely terrified, but I made it!

Often times our society inflicts a stigma upon therapy, which is false. Therapy changed my life and I desire it to be a catalyst in yours as well. Below is an email from an exceedingly courageous woman who heard my talk at James Madison University. It is my hope that her determination
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This is for the woman who looks at a photoshopped model and wants to be her…

Because you’re worth more than that! Numerous emails this week caused me to reflect on the birth of Made in His Image, something I really needed to do. It’s not mine – it’s His. I have simply tried to respond to the desire and grace He has put in my heart. Often times I shutter
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I love my hair. I love my blue eyes.

It’s Wednesday and we all know what that means. It’s time for Made in His Image’s Wednesday Inspiration ( I promise I’m coming up with a more creative name). But in the meantime, that will do. A woman emailed me yesterday and said, “I just don’t kno
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Eating Disorders and Surrender

Everyone likes to be in control. And when the control we desperately seek is slipping from our grasp, we cling to its remains as if it were a life-line. What are the fears associated with losing control in regards to eating disorders? Perhaps it’s admitting that you aren’t right? Or t
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Made in His Image Changed My Life

One of the women that Made in His Image helps hold accountable sent me this in an email yesterday. I was just feeling a lot of temptation to harm myself one night and I knew I didn’t want to give in to the temptation. I was sitting on my bed and saw my rosary on my nightstand. I
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From the Heart of a Young (well not so young) Entrepreneur

A lot has been happening and Made in His Image is really growing. Today, at adoration it hit me, Made in His Image is actually a legal non-profit organization. Like, we are legit!! I couldn’t stop smiling! Praise the Father for His glory! I’m working on several projects ri
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Choices

Today was a beautiful day. I witness the incredible strength and beauty of a young woman involved with Made in His Image. She went to confession and made tremendous strides in regards to her recovery by making little choices to work diligently to get better. I’m so incredibly pr
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You Need a Battle Plan

Women email me all the time and ask, what do I need to do to recover from my eating disorder?  I always tell them they need a plan – a battle plan as I refer to it. A week ago a woman emailed me her plan and I want to share it with you today because it’s beautiful and her
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

My talk at James Madison University last Thursday was a tremendous success!! All the glory to the Father!! Thank you so much for all of the prayers, really appreciated it! The Holy Spirit really blew up the room. My favorite part was the 2 1/2 hours worth of questions after. I know Go
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An Inside Look at Eating Disorders from an NCAA Division 1 Athlete

I remember when people would scream at me, just eat it. Why can’t you just eat and be normal Maura? It’s only food, if you don’t eat you could die.  Little did they know what was really going on in my mind. It is a miracle what God has done in my life and with all my
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