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Made in His Image

The Princess Moment

I wanted to thank you all for your prayers for my friend. Thank you so much for your thoughts and concern. Awesome news – she is now breathing on her own and talking. And she remembered who I was tonight! Please keep praying for her, especially for her brain function to return t
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Olympian Speaks of Child Sexual Abuse

One of the most heart wrenching aspects about directing Made in His Image is reading the hundreds of emails I receive that express a sense and belief of worthlessness coming from the writer. Often times, this sense of hopelessness is related to their past traumatic experiences –
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Victoria’s Secret Model Quits to Reserve Body ‘for My Husband’

I once saw a young woman’s facebook status which read, “My number one goal in life is to be a Victoria Secret model.” My heart ached for her, as I thought how sad. These models are what countless young women aspire to be like in today’s society and it’s revolting. Do you w
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So Don’t Be Afraid to Show Them Your Beautiful Scars

I have received several emails in the past few weeks that inspired this post today. Yesterday evening I read an email before going for a run. It echoed many I have received and my sensitive heart truly ached for the young woman who wrote it. Of course I could pray for her, but was the
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MIHI Hires its First Employee!!!!

MIHI is exceedingly thrilled to introduce to you its first employee!!! This is AWESOME!!!! After receiving half a dozen responses to her post regarding hiring a health care professional, Maura hired Catherine. Catherine will be available for phone counseling and has extensive experien
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And This is Why…

I love what I do. The other day someone asked me, Maura, tell me about some of the trials of starting a non-profit? Well, I’ve spent my whole savings on MIHI and I have no salary. It’s a tremendous amount of work to get a non-profit off the ground and it’s even harde
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From the Heart of a Young Entrepreneur

The other day someone told me that I didn’t look a day over eighteen, so I thought it would be okay if I referred to myself as young. MIHI had an amazing week! Here are some of the highlights: I hired my first employee,  who is a Catholic Counselor. She is going to be helping me
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My Skin is Becoming Softer, My Hair Shinier, and My Joints No Longer Ache

After class I began to think about the negative impact that my eating disorder has had on my relationship with my family. There have been many times that I have skipped a family dinner, stayed at home while they visited a neighbor’s outdoor barbecue, or increased tension within the ho
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MIHI Is Now Hiring!!!

I’m exceeding excited to announce that I’m hiring!! God etched the desire on my heart to launch this ministry years ago and I can’t believe the day is here that I’m needing to hire. This is amazing!!!!! How great is our Father? Wow, I’m in awe of His majesty!! I need YOUR help t
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From My Heart

I wanted to take a moment to thank you (my readers) for your support and encouragement. I got an email from Word Press today showing me the statistics in regards to people who read this blog – the numbers have quadrupled as the months have pasted, since its launch in June 2011!
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