Two year anniversary

Anniversaries are important to me. I’m not much for New Years resolutions, but I really can get nostalgic over anniversaries. The time we have passes so quickly and our lives are so full, that I think it’s important to stop and take stock of how far we’ve come in a year. Last year on my […]

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Beautifully You Profile – Friede Taylor

Today’s Story comes from Friede: Friede (pronounced “Free-dah”)Taylor may not be a name you recognize, but I guarantee you that angels whisper about her passion. In my life I have had two distinct visions of Jesus, and one of them was at the prayer of this woman, whom I affectionately refer to as “mama” Friede. […]

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Beautifully You Profile – Emily

Today’s story comes from Emily: Growing up as part of a family with roots in the Middle East, from a young age Emily possessed a deep appreciation for the spiritual and physical needs of people around the world in impoverished states. In fact, it was at 7 years old, Emily’s dream to become a nurse […]

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Beautifully You Profile – Angel

Today’s Beautifully You Profile comes from Angel: A Fitness instructor since 1999, Angel was diagnosed with meningioma in 2009, an advanced tumor growing on her brain stem. With faith and her family at her side, she endured a 14 hour craniotomy. When she woke, not only had she experienced facial paralysis, but she also learned […]

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Beautifully You – Bethany

Today’s story comes from Bethany: A few years ago I was in a season where the promises of God seemed very distant and impossible.  I was frustrated, hurt and doubtful that what He said could ever be reality. Standing in my kitchen one normal Monday morning I was making breakfast for my kids.  I had […]

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Beautifully You – Angela

Today’s story comes from Angela: Four months ago, I had a lead role working for a high-end fashion retailer creating and opening new stores as well as being the lead stylist for our men’s department. I enjoyed the job itself immensely, but had experienced enough political nonsense and decided that being micro managed with condescending […]

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Beautifully You – Hannah

Today’s story comes from Hannah: I paced the floor with an awkward bounce. I would have been taking notes, but my 5-month-old baby was strapped on, so I was just trying to absorb as many of those life-giving words as I could.  Exhausted from my full-time job and overwhelmed by all the rigors that make […]

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Beautifully You – Summer

Today’s story comes from Summer: I remember when God began to speak to me about buying a house. At the time, I was not married, about 27 years old, and living with a roommate. My career was stable, my finances were flourishing, it made more sense for me to own than to rent. But there […]

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Beautifully You – Cindy

Today’s story comes from Cindy: Recently, I spoke to a group of people on the topic, Hunger For God. During my presentation, I related a story regarding how my passion for God increased exponentially, right about the time I turned twenty-five. The state of mind and orientation I possessed prior to the happy outcome alluded to […]

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Beautifully You – Heather

Today’s story comes from Heather: Ever built an empire in your daydream? Mine consist of glitter, tons of glitter. Because shiny things have a special place in my heart. Just ask diamonds. They’ll tell you. Empires are glamorous. They signify power & status. And as the days roll along, wiping toddler snot with my bare hands […]

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