Thankful for Shame

It’s confession time. As far back as I can remember, I have always felt shame for one thing or another. I’ve felt shame for being a slow learner. I’ve felt shame for being an honest person. I’ve felt shame for not being good enough. I felt shame for not fitting in. I felt shame for…

Real Beauty

In an ever changing world with inundated images and messages about what beauty is, there’s only one voice of truth you need to discern. God’s. He made you. When you find yourself comparing today, this week. Remember, your beauty is especially designed by God. There is no one size fits all. People tend to look…

Odd Girl Out

I don’t remember a time when I didn’t feel like an outsider. Growing up Asian was tough. I always stood out and not in a good way either. This picture says it all right? Our family escaped communist Vietnam in 1979 and long story short, God gave us a new home in America. My mom…