Friends, I can say with full honesty that there are times when I feel God must love other people waaaay more than He loves me (if He even loves me at all. That's definitely come into question over the past six months). Tell me if this sounds like you: You see how much money/fun/popularity/general good… Continue reading On Christian Comparison & Feeling Not Good Enough
"Am I ugly?" This common question I ask my mom, friends, my sisters...it's pervasive not only in my life but in our culture. I wish it wasn't something I struggled with, but it's true: I am constantly calling into question my visual appeal. Why? Because "no guys ever ask me out". How many times have… Continue reading An Open Letter to the Woman Who Feels Ugly, Lonely, or Doubts Her Worth
When we try to live up to the standards all around us - the standards of the world, our friends, family, coaches, bosses, teachers, and even ourselves, we are always going to fall short. I thought if I could just be this, do this, say this, wear that, watch that, maybe then I wouldn't feel like such a loser and a let-down.