Posts tagged beauty
"Hear from Leah Joanino"

I love being a woman. I love being a daughter. I love being a sister. And one day, I will love being a wife and a mother. I love women and all that we are created to be! I am surrounded by so many amazing women in my life who inspire me and challenge me to be the woman God has called me to be. I will always stand up for women. I will always speak truth about who we are. Every truth spoken about us matters. We can’t speak the truth enough. There are too many lies out there about how a woman should talk, act, and live. There are too many false expectations and false narratives of what it means to be beautiful.

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"Beauty in our Brokenness"

I decided it was time to feel honestly and deeply. I found myself hurt, disappointed, confused, angry and frustrated at a circumstance that did not unfold the way that I had hoped, expected and, even prayed for. Too often, we are so quick to dismiss the feelings that don’t feel good. I learned and I am still learning that God gives us permission to be emotional beings. We can be honest, messy, raw, and undignified before Him. He can handle it all. He prefers that more than when we gloss over our pain. 

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