I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made. - Psalm 139:14 (NIV)

I always had problems with my appearance. I compared myself to other girls and had thoughts like, Wow, if I had her hair, or her eyes, or her body. . . . This led to depression and suicidal thoughts. In the summer of 2018 I decided I didn’t want to...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, teach us to value and love ourselves. Help us not to compare ourselves to others and instead to walk with confidence as the unique people you made us. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Psalm 139:7-18

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I am one of God’s masterpieces.

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