I looked it the mirror as I spun around in a dress I hadn’t worn in a while. Immediately, I began to panic about my reflection. Why doesn’t this dress look the same as it did before? I thought, staring at the mirror. Disgusted, I threw the dress onto my bed as I began to cry. […]
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The midday sun streamed through the windows of my best friend’s living room. The gentle hum of laughing and talking was interrupted by my friend’s older sister: she was a college sophomore home for Christmas break and was looking at a photo book of her senior pictures. “Girls, I need to say something, so listen […]
Beauty is one of the biggest issues that younger and older women wrestle with. It can make or break you depending on your perspective. We’ve personally had our own struggles with beauty over the years but found incredible freedom through God’s Word. 3 Truths that have personally transformed our view of beauty and how we view […]
I abruptly opened my eyes to the blaring sound of my alarm. As the blurriness began to subside, I slowly sat up and peered toward the window directly in front of me. It was a grey and overcast day in Chicago, but it was an exciting day nonetheless. My mom was asked to be a […]
Her hair was long and beautiful. It was thick and luscious. As she highlighted my hair in the salon, I couldn’t help but compliment her hair. “I just love your hair!” I said enthusiastically. I expected her to accept my compliment with satisfaction, but she didn’t. “Oh…thanks!” she said laughing out loud. “It’s actually not […]
I angled the phone. Smiled. Clicked capture. My sister had just purchased a new smartphone, and I wanted to try out the camera. It had more filters and options than my own “next door to a dumb phone” device, which, of course, meant better selfies. I tried out every single filter, loving the results. I […]