“God can’t possibly use me”

Growing up there was only one thing I wished more than anything in the world: to be anybody but me. I wished I was that girl in middle school who wore the cute clothes, always had the perfect hairstyle, and never had a frown on her face. I had to wear hand me down’s most…

You are beautiful {just the way you are}

Hate is a strong word but I hated this girl growing up. I couldn’t stand who she was and what she represented. I hated the fact that she was the reason behind so many young girls starting dieting at age 8. Spending hours shopping at the mall. Staring in that mirror every morning and looking…

Worth more than gold

Ugly. Not talented. Alone. Useless. Fat. Hopeless. Unwanted. Dumb. Not good enough. These are just a few of many labels that people are given. Labels the world gives them, labels people give them, and sadly…labels that they often give themselves. I’m sure one point in life we’ve all felt inadequate, unwanted, or just not good…

Addicted to approval…

There’s a fad going around in the average teenager’s world on facebook that really got to me last year. Although it’s new to the facebook world… it has existed long before facebook. What is it exactly? It’s the constant desire of people (beginning in their young years) to have the approval and validation of others. In…