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Why Donald Trump’s Comments About Women Matter – And It’s Not the Reason You Think

Hardly anyone I’ve heard has tried to argue that Trump is a good person. One of my mom’s and my favorite quotes is, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them.” It’s a Maya Angelou quote. Trump has consistently revealed who … Continue reading

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Becoming an Adult (And Other Disasters)

The older I get, the better I like myself and the more I feel at peace with what God has in store for me. There are no more sleepless nights with the little Me inside my head running around in panicked … Continue reading

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Summer Wedding Roundup: In Defense of Men

Our wedding photography: Openview Weddings; videography: Drew DeFosset This summer, Jamie and I attended five weddings (including our own). All of them featured brides and grooms under the age of 25; all except one bride had just barely tossed their … Continue reading

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Body Image

I pass a girl on the street Or what’s left of her She stares straight ahead Slight scowl as if she owns the world When really it owns her That long blond hair Those skin-tight pants Those sultry lashes That … Continue reading

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Beauty is Value

Photo taken, ironically, from http://www.makeupandbeauty.com/top-30-beauty-tips-for-women/ Here is a lesson I learned around the time I was exiting sixth grade and entering seventh: To be valued as a woman, you must be beautiful. I do actually remember becoming conscious of that … Continue reading

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