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Entries tagged "woman"

October 7th 2014
The Women of Worth Conference: Zambia kicked off bright and early today at Church of God Zambia Region Headquarters. A... READ MORE
May 25th 2013
Long. Short.                 Curvy. Bumpy.               Blonde. Redhead. Brunette. Mousy. Curly.           Tall. Small.                   Round. Flat.             Simple. Exotic.                    We are women, but no two... READ MORE
January 13th 2013
Everyone should get to a point where they are uncomfortable with being comfortable.    Have you ever been homeless? I find it interesting... READ MORE
August 25th 2011
Written for While enjoying a weekend away in Western NY, I glanced at the paper to see that, not far... READ MORE
May 6th 2011
The other day I found a Wonder Woman for President t-shirt. At the bottom it says ‘1000 years in the... READ MORE
April 22nd 2011
    As a Christian, I've heard the words 'garbage in, garbage out' most of my life. Usually it was a pastor... READ MORE
July 27th 2010
by Annie Lynsen Look at this girl with huge, frizzy hair, oversized glasses, and that special, awkward grin only adolescence and... READ MORE
July 26th 2010
by Courtney Of All the Things I Love... body isn't one of them. I love pearls, and my vintage Montblanc pen. I... READ MORE
July 23rd 2010
by Jennifer My name is Jennifer. I also hate my body. That is, I hate my body until I REMEMBER. Let me explain…... READ MORE
July 22nd 2010
Watching little girls run through a sprinkler on a hot summer day in adorable pink bathing suits with no shame... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.