Tag Archives: Beauty

When We Attempt to Groom Perfect Children

Flawless hair. Big colorful bows. Smocked dresses from Etsy for each holiday. For the first several years of life, my sweet Ella-girl always looked perfectly put together. Every hair on her cute little head in place. Outfits coordinated for each … Continue reading

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More Than You Imagine

You are more than you imagine yourself to be. She breathed these words over me as the prayer finished during a conference I attended. “That’s a word from God. He told me to tell you that.” Warmth flooded my being, … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Broken

They’re broken. Fragments of what were once beautiful. The pieces fill my daughter’s bucket, along with sand and seawater. She’s collecting shells. Old enough to discern the difference between shells worth keeping and those needing to be tossed aside, my … Continue reading

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The Heart of Beauty

Not quite Favorites February…But rather a completely new look at an old blog, “The Beauty Contest“ When life wasn’t a beauty contest. This was her post. A former student remembering her preschool years. When life wasn’t a beauty contest… Can … Continue reading

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The Beauty Contest

This morning I was mindlessly rolling through Facebook and came across the post of a former student and high school senior. What I saw has truly given me pause. She posted a picture of herself from her preschool years with … Continue reading

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