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God accepts me and loves me

I recently realized that I was believing these kinds of lies: “God will accept me only when I am at my natural, healthy size.  And if I’m not at my natural, healthy size, then God is disappointed in me.  I am not acceptable until I meet that size.”  As I type those lies out, I’m […]

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Accepting & Loving Your Body

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I had sweet baby Joel 5 days ago (when I started writing this).  He came right on his due date (February 12th) weighing 7lb 4 oz (my smallest baby) and 20 inches long.  He is healthy and sweet and sleepy. He does all of the things newborns do, including keeping his parents up at all […]

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Tasting Freedom

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I have been on my Thin Within journey for almost 3 years now.  As I talked about before, this journey has been more about the mental “weight” than the physical weight.  I can see now that a lot of what fueled my issues and packed on that “weight” was that I thought I had to […]

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Knowing Who I am in Christ

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I’ve been reading a book called Parenting the Wholehearted Child by Jeannie Cunnion (excellent book by the way) and she talked about how we know we are loved and accepted when we know who we are in Christ.  So that got me thinking about how I have spent so many years not feeling accepted because […]

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Accepted

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We all want to be accepted for who we truly are.  But the truth is that not everyone will accept us.  We cannot please everyone.  These are truths the Lord taught me years ago and continues to do so.  He showed me that He is pleased with me and that if I am living my […]

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Under His Desk ~ From Legalism to Love

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1glimpse verb \ˈglim(p)s\ : to look at or see (something or someone) for a very short time. Are you convinced of God’s affection toward you? If you are, consider yourself very blessed. This type of assurance has been starkly absent in my Christian life. My relationship with God has been made up of short glimpses, […]

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I Am Praying for My Cellulite

This was the subject heading of an email I received last week from one of my coaching clients. I went on to read: “Yep, you read that right.  I hate my legs and butt because of all of the cellulite so I decided to pray that I would love it.  That may sound weird but […]

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