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The Diet Trap and Body Shaming

I’m honestly shocked by the amount of body shaming and diet talk I’ve heard in the past 24 hours. 24 hours. 

But then again, what should I expect these days living in a culture like ours. 547 more words

He Knows My Name

I have called you by name, you are mine. Isaiah 43:1

Those who know me well also know how much I frequent the local Starbucks. So much so, that not only do they have my drink memorized and ready before I get in line to pay, I am also on a first name basis with most of the baristas. 528 more words

Loving Oneself

#30Layers30Days Day2

Day 2 was about joy snatchers and I decided to focus on this portion of the prompt

Joy snatchers can be people, places, things, feelings, thoughts, and more.  

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Getting our priorities right

Some of my most loyal readers and those that know me best have remarked that they like my blog because when they read it they can hear me speaking. 863 more words


86: Watch Real Women Have Curves

Topic: Borrow and watch Real Women Have Curves. Set in Los Angeles, Real Women Have Curves follows Ana, a Mexican-American teenager struggling to break free from the expectations her mother has for her. 377 more words

The Flower

“Let’s see what nature teaches us every day as we walk past the flowers in our garden.  At what point is a flower perfect?

Is it perfect when it is nothing more than a seed in your hand waiting to be planted?   506 more words



I am reading The Secret Life of Bees for book club, and I love it! I know it’s old, but in our last meeting we discussed which books made us wish we could spend more time with the characters, and one of the members mentioned this one. 368 more words