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Fresh Start You can have a new beginning, a fresh start! 2 Corinthians 5:17 This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun. No matter where you have been or what you have done, God wants to adopt you in His family! Ephesians 1: 4 & 5 Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes. God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ... Our lives can get stained up by our choices we make and the choices others make against me. No matter how deep the stains of your sins are, God can wash it white as snow. Psalms 51:7 Purify me from my sins, and I will be clean, wash me and I will be whiter than snow. Isaiah 1:18 .... Though your sins are like scarlet, I will make them as white as snow.

Though they are red like crimson, I will make them as white as wool. He will give you Beauty for Ashes Isaiah 61:3 To all who mourn in Israel, he will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair, they will be like great oaks that the Lord has planted for his own Glory. Galatians 6:9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. God forgives us of our sins as far as the East is from the West. Psalms 103:12 as far as the East is from the West, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. Sins are ggggooooooooone (in redneck accent)!! I say awesome week in the beginning and end so yall better have an awesome week LOL!!! Jessica Youngblood


What if all your snap chat photos where are a wall at your wedding? What if all the guys you have ever sent a sexy nude photo where invited to your honeymoon? What if all the guys you have slept with where named out on the back of your wedding program? I know you may be laughing at all these questions but the truth be told, all of this will come true if you don’t set bounderies now!!! Whatever you are doing now with these boys is going to be dragged into your fairytale like a bag of luggage. You think what you are doing is innocent and isn’t hurting anyone, but that is a lie you are believing!! If you think its not hurting your self, then think about what you are doing to someone else’s husband. Think more of yourself than just a piece of eyecandy for someone else’s pleasure!! Stop letting people pressure you into this stupid fade and have more respect for yourself and say no... that property belongs to my future prince and that ain’t you or you wouldn’t be asking to see it now! The guy that wants to spend his life with you would never be asking you to send him a boob shot on his phone!! He would be protecting the blessing God has given him and wait until the right time!!! Being a virgin is more than just not spreading your legs... It’s about keeping your mind pure, it’s about not letting lust and sexual images creap in! Because pornography with young girls is an epidemic as well, then we are becoming numb to the fact that sex is more than just a body thing... it’s so much deeper and the things you let go on with your body are the things that will hinder your relationships for the rest of your life! So guard your heart and mind from the things that will create guilt and shame!!!

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How to stay pure in a world that is full of SEX 1. Make a commitment to yourself and to God. Be firm in your decision to stay pure in this impure world. It has to be a strong commitment so that it can not be easily broken.

Gather all of your supplies: nail file, cuticle pusher, make-up sponge, nail polish remover, a small make-up brush to help with clean up, a paper plate, and all of your nail polish (base coat, 2 or 3 colors, and top coat). Prepare your nails- file, buff, and push back cuticles. Paint a clear base coat onto your nails. It makes the polish last longer. Pick 2 or three colors that go well together. I usually stick to the same color family. (i.e. dark purple and lavender). Paint 1 coat of the lightest color onto your nails or white to make the colors pop. On the paper plate, pour a small amount of each color side by side. Make sure the colors are touching. Take a toothpick and blend the edge where the colors meet. Dip the sponge in the colors and then sponge onto your nail. Keep doing so until you get the effect/ brightness that you want. After you finish and your nails are dry, apply the topcoat. When your nails are completely dry, take the small makeup brush, dip into the nail polish remover and start the clean up process. You can also use a q-tip for the clean up. Congratulations! You have finished your first ombre nails!

2. Have a token to remind you of your commitment (i.e. purity ring).

3. Have a support system. Surround yourself with people who have the same values as you.

4. Don’t put yourself in compromising situations where you might be tempted. Never, ever be alone.

5. Pray over yourself everyday. This is spiritual warfare. It's not to be taken lightly. The enemy is out to kill, steal and destroy!

6. Feed on God's Word daily. Pick several scriptures to meditate on. Put it in your heart and that Word will help you be strong. It will rise out of your heart when you need it. Steady your focus on Jesus and not what the world is doing. 7. Don’t focus on always having to be in a relationship. There is nothing wrong with being single. Enjoy this time! Get to know yourself and work on your relationship with the Father. God’s timing is always perfect!

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God made you to be you not anyone else

So God and I had a conversation. It went something like this, “God I have so many issues. I don’t fit into a mold. Who am I supposed to be? Do I have to wear a floor length skirt? Can I wear makeup? Do I have to bake? I don’t really like people, do I need to be around them? Can I please have friends under 40 that are also Christians? Do I have to be soft spoken? Am I allowed to watch regular tv or do I have to just watch the Christian channel? Why am I here?” Then, after my meltdown and the ugly cry, God responded….His response was laughter. Have you ever heard God laugh? It’s comforting, yet terrifying. And because I learn best by watching not necessarily listening He showed me that we are not meant to fit a mold. He brought into my life many different types of women of all ages who don’t fit into any mold. Some of them are loud and boisterous. Some of them are calm and collected. Some of them are super fashionable and some of them don’t care about fashion at all. Some of them have gone to college and some of them have never finished high school. But we all have one thing in common, we all love the Lord and we all serve Him. He has created all of us to do different things with unique gifts and talents and that is what makes all of us beautiful. He says in Psalm 139:13-18, “13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. 15 My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. 16 Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. 17 How precious to me are

your thoughts, God! How vast is the sum of them! 18 Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand—when I awake, I am still with you.”

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So, I felt like I was failing at being a Christian because I didn’t fit the “mold.” I read a bunch of books about being a woman of God but none of it described me. All of this was so foreign to me and I began to think that, “If I can’t fit in as a Christian, maybe I don’t belong here.”

A lot of times the world around us will try to tell us who we need to be and what we need to look like and if we don’t fit into that mold, we are told that we are different and we don’t belong. We all desperately want to belong, so in order to belong we can do drastic things like eating disorders, cutting, taking up drinking or doing drugs or having sex outside of marriage. And slowly we lose our hope that there is anything else for us. We feel broken and empty. But none of these things will ever fill the emptiness that we feel. Until we realize that we belong to God and He always accepts us we will never feel complete. For those of you who believe that you were a mistake and that God has nothing for you, you have believed a lie. God doesn’t make mistakes. Period. “Who I am and how I was created isn’t good enough.” God made you beautiful and you will ALWAYS be good enough for Him. Don’t be afraid to say nice things about yourself. Don’t be afraid to say that you are good at something, these are all gifts that have been given to you. Always remember, you have a unique makeup.

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Mirror Mirror You, What do you see? Look in the mirror. There's a beautiful girl staring back at you, even if sometimes you don't see it. Do you see your strengths? Do you see your unique smile, skin tone, and sparkling eyes? I'll never forget looking back at an old photo of myself on my sixteenth birthday. In the picture I'm wearing my satin cheerleaders jacket, long sleeved, indoors, blowing out the candles on my cake. Friends surrounded me. Yet in that moment, I felt so alone. Somehow, I had

been lied to so much about my life that I believed it. My arms were too skinny. My body was too ugly. So I always hid under that bulky jacket. People used to comment, "are you cold?", And I would always say, “yes”. One day someone at school said, "you must be real stuck up to always wear that cheerleader jacket." See, she thought I was showing off. When I didn't care about being a cheerleader at all. I felt like I didn't belong. I had no friends on the squad. And when I walked into my house that night, I walked into a firestorm of anger,

rage and fighting. Dishes flew at my house... Literally. And the negative words did too, settling into my psyche and impacting my self esteem. "You're too skinny!" My mom often said, trying to get me to eat more. "You look like a boy." My step dad said. I shrunk into myself. Have you ever had someone say something to you that really stuck? Self-esteem is the way we view ourself. It's the esteem, or value, we give to our looks, our actions, our lives. But more often than not we base our self esteem on

others opinions. Instead of remembering that it was God who created us in His image. "Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?" 1 Corinthians 3:16 You are beautiful and wonderful and unique. God created each part of your face, your hands, your hair. He gave you that unique smile, personality and handprint on this world! What will you do with it? Tammy Kling

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Shrink your image problems Being a woman in today’s society is challenging to say the least. I think it’s safe to say, most women could come up with at least one thing that they would change about themselves if given the opportunity. With nearly nude women pictured everywhere we look; the worldly standard to be perfect is a constant reminder. Self-image is important during your walk with Christ and ministering to others. Let’s ask ourselves, how can I help another young woman have confidence, if I don’t have confidence? My self-image as a teenager was very negative. I was slightly overweight, and lacked confidence to be myself. Equally, my spiritual life was not in line with where God wanted it to be. I was in a constant search for fulfillment that often led to over eating. The combination of low self-esteem and the emptiness I felt from a distant relationship with God, led me to search for dangerous answers to fill the void. My senior year in high school I met a boy who I thought was perfect. We were the typical Bonnie and Clyde trouble makers, searching for fun in all the wrong places. He was prescribed Adderall, a medication for attention deficit disorder, and would tell me he didn’t like the way it made him feel. Curious, I started to consume his

medication. The Adderall gave me energy I had never felt before, and over a short period of time, caused me to lose quite a bit of weight. I felt good about my new appearance; but little did I know, the upper I was so innocently taking, triggered an addiction in me that drug me through several years of hopelessness and selfdestruction. Through the dark years of drug abuse and immorality, I often prayed for God to save me. Through his love and mercy, he changed my life in a way I would have never expected; I got pregnant. I knew that any decision I would make from then on would affect my child’s life. I decided to give my life over to Jesus and become clean.  My self-image changed drastically after my new life began. I realized if I wanted to look good, I needed to feel good physically. After I had my daughter, I adopted a workout routine which has never consisted of anything too grueling. You may be told, “Work out this many days a week for this many hours and you will get the body you want”. This may be true; however once you get to that point you may ask yourself, “What’s next?”If you learn what makes you feel good, you will find working out is no longer a chore, but a way to glorify God.

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Did you know taking care of your physical self is pleasing to God? 1 Corinthians 10:31 says, “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” How can I be glorifying God if I eat unhealthy and keep myself from being active? We all deserve a tasty treat here and there, but choosing to indulge occasionally is what God wants us to do. We show thanks to God by taking physical care of the body he has given us. There are many women working in the sexual industry who may look beautiful, but do you think they feel beautiful on the inside? It is human nature to compare ourselves to other women. A constant battle we must fight against the enemy. He is constantly trying to deceive us into believing no matter what, “I’ll never be good enough.” “I’ll never look like her”, “I’ll never be skinny enough”, “I’ll never be pretty enough”…. The lies never end. God made each of us in his own image, by glorifying him by respecting our bodies, the selfconfidence and positive self-image we all so desperately seek will become present in our lives.

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C o v e r Yo u r J u n k U p ! When you think about it, Eve was really the first " cover" girl . She literally ate the apple, soon after realized she was naked and "covered" her junk up. She only had leaves to rock . Can you imagine trying to style your best look with only leaves? Hello! Well here ' ’s the deal, even Eve with her crazy self knew that a chick has to know what to show and what not to show . First of all, you are fearfully and wonderfully made! (Psalm 139:14) You are gorgeous from head to toe . Maybe no one has told you that . Or maybe you have been told the opposite . But the real truth is, God made you and created you into a beautiful work of art . Take a moment and let that sink in. You are beautiful, with all your imperfections . On good days, bad days, fat days, and skinny days . You are stunning ! So how about trying to take a little help from the first girl on the planet Eve, when it comes to our wardrobe choices?

When I was younger no one shared this with me . I didn ' ’t know my value or worth . So, instead of dressing in a way that brought out my value.. I dressed in such a way that cheapened my value . I thought, if I wore as few clothes as possible, I would attract boys, and they would flock to me . Well yes boys did flock to me, but all the wrong ones,  because I didn ' ’t know how to be a cover girl for God. I was uncovering myself in hopes of getting attention. Instead of letting my natural beauty, brains, and sense of humor hang out, I let everything else hang out.If you know what I mean. It wasn ' ’t until I really began to understand my true value and worth from God that I realized I didn ' t have to sell my self short by dressing like I was in the latest rap video thinking I was cute . Don ' t get me wrong, I still like to look good ! Now I just do it by Covering My Junk Up! I want you to know that God is head over heels in love with

YOU! He wants you to No matter what you shine bright like a wear you are diamond ! ( Isaiah beautiful and don ' t 60:1) And that you forget it . So happens by you cover your junk up allowing him to shine girl,  because you through you ! are worth it. Here are a few tips for covering your junk up, but still looking good! Plus once I started covering my junk up, I ended up attracting the right man who fell in love with me for the right reasons ! He would have not looked twice at me if my junk was uncovered . ( Proverbs 31:30) Tips for Covering Your Junk Up 1. When wearing a low Written by Oneka Mccellan cut top, add a Cami or Leader of Sisterhood at www.shorelinedallas.com fitted tank under . We are a movement of They are 2.99 at everyday girls who are forever 21. passionate about bringing 2. When wearing a HEAVEN to earth. We are a micro mini, an extra SISTERHOOD! short dress, or short shorts, add leggings underneath. You can mix it up and do print or solid leggings . 3. When wearing a tight fitting item, dial it back a notch by adding something loose. For example : Fitted  top wear loose pants! Fitted jeans wear a loose top.

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10 WAYS TO STAY WHOLE, HAPPY + HEALTHY 1. Nurture Your Spirit: Think of those things you did when you were 7 years old that made you feel happy & free. I loved playing outside and drawing!  No matter what your age, take time every week for an activity that makes you feel free, giddy and childlike!

2. Prayer & Quiet Time: One of the first tools I teach my mentoring clients is the importance of starting your day with prayer and inviting God’s presence into your day. Taking the time to be still, and calm the inner chatter is one of THE MOST POWERFUL things you can do. This will bring you peace, unlock your creativity and give you more energy.

3. Journaling: Getting the thoughts out of your head and down on paper is extremely healing.   When I began journaling, it was like opening the flood gates! Start simple by logging your hopes, dreams, fears and things you’re grateful for.

4. Start a Vision Board. Being an artist and a very visual person, I have been creating vision boards since I was a little girl and still do!  This is an effective and fun way to keep your dreams and goals in plain sight on a daily basis.  Cut out images from magazines and newspapers that align with your goals and dreams.

5. Get a Mentor. Sharing your thoughts, goals and dreams with a person you admire and who has your best interest at heart is a powerful way to stay accountable. The definition of mentor: a trusted friend, counselor or teacher, usually a more experienced person.

6. “Me” time: Do something ALONE every week

7. Move your Bootie: Finding an exercise you love and moving your body is another very important way to staying healthy. Working out not only helps your physical health & fitness, but it helps your mind stay sharp and keeps your emotions under control.  If you get bored with your workout routine, change it up! Sitting around wallowing and being sedentary will only inflame any emotional instability or depressed feelings.

8. Be a Giver: One of the best natural antidepressants is getting your mind off yourself and helping someone else.  This doesn’t have to be complicated and you don’t have to find a charity to support.  Maybe it’s as easy as calling your lonely widowed aunt and checking on her. Maybe it’s offering to babysit for your parents or their friends at no charge so and they can have a date night without paying for a babysitter.  

9. Girl Time: On a regular basis, make time with your girlfriends.  With the added responsibilities that come with family, school, extra curricular activities- making quality time for your girlfriends can be a challenge. BUT, it’s vital for girls(at any age) to connect.  It’s part of our lively-hood. Pick up the phone right now and plan a day at the mall or an at-home spa day with a dear friend.  

10. Join or Start a Group/Class. Surrounding yourself with like-minded people is a wonderful way to give and receive support. This can be a book club, a sports team, a youth group or even taking a cooking or art class. If you cannot find a group to join, think about starting one!  It will change your life!

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that brings you joy. It can be a simple as enjoying a long bubble bath. It’s so healthy to enjoy your own company! We are around people all day everyday so it’s important to take some time for yourself. You may have to set boundaries with the people in your life that require much of your attention.

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Wh o I wa n t t o b e

Every year we all look back on what we accomplished the past 365 days, and we form a list of resolutions of what we want to do the next year. While I definitely want to learn a new language, travel to some new place, and meet the love of my life, after 21 years of living, I’ve realized setting those kind of goals are impractical because they can't be measured or improved upon in a year. As I’m entering my twenties and the first “real” stage of adulthood, I want to make sure I start growing into the type of woman I want to be. One day, I’m going to be a wife, a mother, a business woman, etc. All my life I’ve watched women whom I admire, and I always tell myself that one day I will be just like them. Well, right now, I’m not them or anything like it. I’m not saying I want to clone myself to be a spitting image of Audrey Hepburn or my mother. But I see qualities and attributes that I haven’t mastered yet, and I haven’t been working to get any closer to those things. I spent all of high school and college procrastinating, and while some of my greatest works were completed 5 minutes before the midnight deadline, I don’t want to risk my future by putting off the work it will take to be where I want to be. What would have happened if I had started working on this when I was a teenager? I would have avoided lots of unnecessary drama, and I probably would have more meaningful friendships.  In this new year, I encourage you to work towards becoming a better woman. Don’t expect to change immediately, and don’t expect to fully accomplish the list by the end of the year. Your list won't be the same as mine. But here are some important things that we, as young ladies, and grown women in general should work on. The type of woman I want to be…

• Leaves people happier than when she first engaged them. • Encourages others to be better. • Lets God’s love shine and pour out of her ALL the time, not only during good times. • Thinks more of others than herself. • Speaks positively and not negatively/Speaks life and not death. • Takes initiative versus waiting for permission or promotion. • Speaks with boldness and conviction. • Makes sure her family knows she loves them. • Doesn’t forget about a friend. • Forgives easily and doesn’t pick up offenses. • Listens well and responds well. • Actively reaches out to the needy, without sharing it with all humanity. • Doesn’t take ONE day for granted. • Pursues her dreams and helps others accomplish theirs as well. Here's to becoming a better woman this year and every year in the future!

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Relationship Advice Experts say that we gravitate towards friends and relationships within a ten point spread of our IQ. We are more naturally comfortable around those with whom we can intellectually relate. Likewise, in the realm of soul-health, we also attract those with whom we are most emotionally compatible. We attract who we are. Putting it another way, baggage attracts baggage. So if you're like me and you’re tired of hanging out at the baggage claim, it’s time to take a look at your own soul-health. The quality of health your relationship or marriage enjoys largely depends on your soul health. That's why it's so important to become who you want! So here’s my challenge for you: Start today by loving yourself more. Become who you want and watch your relationships thrive. Christy Johnson www.christyjohnson.org

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Finding purpose

In the midst of Heartbreak I don’t know about you, but every single time I think about letting people in, I get a little mini panic attack deep, deep down inside me. Thoughts of disappointment, of failing, or of even losing myself start flooding into my head. If I’m being completely frank with you, sometimes it makes me even want to stray away from the life God has laid out for me. Just like me, many of us young women run far away from this beautiful, bountiful life because something or someone made us experience the unbearable feeling of heartbreak. We then put up walls to protect our shattered hearts and cover our faces so no one can see the pain we carry inside our souls. The identity of who we are feels almost nonexistent because we, in our times of vulnerability, will almost always give too much in order to feel worthy of something. Of someone. Most likely it will eventually fail us, and then leave us empty. As a nineteen year old girl, I know a little too much about heartbreak. It saddens me to say that. What saddens me more is that I know there are many young girls who have gone through worse things than me. For a long time I thought I had my life under control. Ever since I was little, I knew that God gave me a gift and I was meant to bask in it. In those moments of tangibility, I thought nothing could get in my way. People started giving me love, so I reciprocated. It was then I started to fall into the mindset that I was only worth my talents, and that no one would care about me if I did not have this gift. Constantly I was working for the acceptance of others, and slowly I started to bury myself in this web of lies that I wasn’t good enough, pretty enough, smart enough, even woman enough to deserve happiness. Eventually imperfection crept into what I thought was my perfect life. Reality of the world snatched my happiness away. I can remember the feeling of my eyes swelling, my breathing starting to feel stiff, and my fragile heart slowly breaking into tiny, little cold pieces. The people I loved, I trusted, told me I was no longer wanted and left me in a parking lot to cry.

Numb was my body after that. My mom had to pick me up that evening, because I was too unstable to even drive myself home. I know, how dramatic of me. But I trusted these people with me heart and it was chewed up and spat back out. I lost what I thought was my future, what I thought were incredible friendships, my sense of trust, and most of all my identity. For months I would wake up hopeless, trying to seek good in the outcome. I would cry out “God! Why this? Aren’t I worth it?” and a calm took over my body. Whispering in my ear He told me, “Why of course.” In three words I found my revelation: my worthy is not found in the average man, but in a Savior named Jesus! I am worthy of a joy filled life through Jesus. In my moment of weakness, He made me strong. The beautiful thing is He never cares about what we can bring to the table or the talents we have or if you aren’t good enough, pretty enough, smart enough, even woman enough. Confidentially I can now face my fear of heartbreak, because I know that no matter what, my Savior Jesus accepts every fault in my sinful body. I can now dance and sing joyfully knowing no matter what the outcome, God has a bigger and better plan for me than I could have ever imagined for myself. I am made perfect! So I sing not for me anymore, but to declare that I have overcome in Christ Jesus! My heart is now healed and my identity is now found. So ladies, prepare yourself. Each day we’re going to have to battle heartbreak. Just know that you are loved unconditionally by a Father who will hold your heart like it’s the most precious gem ever made. Don’t turn back on the life you are meant to have because of fear! You deserve a beautiful, blessed, and bountiful life.

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The Rescued Meth addict When she was 8 months old, Jessica’s mom, left her husband and two young children. The impact of such desertion would only prove its torment over the course of time for Jessica. As a truck driver and logger, her father struggled yet provided the best he could for his son and daughter. Not having a mother figure in her life and being raised in a masculine household, Jessica struggled with her self-esteem and being stereotyped as a boy. As a student, cashier and waitress, Jessica would describe the first 18 years of her life in Kirby, Arkansas as “just fending for myself to get by”. The feelings of abandonment and rejection had a grip on Jessica and her self-worth. At age 12, she was drinking alcohol; at age 15, she was promiscuous, and at age 19, she was pregnant. When her son turned 8 months, she tried methamphetamines for the first time. The following months of substance abuse spiraled out of control for Jessica. She gave custody of her son to his father; her home was again the back seat of her car and the only joy in her life was the intense rush she got from meth. Her lifestyle quickly turned into that of a drug dealer’s sidekick and quickly became life threatening.

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The day Jessica stole a hit of meth; she saw the knife pointed at her and knew he would kill her for the drug. It was at that moment she prayed for her life. She made a promise to God she would live to keep. Her prayer for escape and safety from the life she had created was answered. God opened the door and Jessica fled. She spent the next 5 days in detox, back at home with her father. On a day the world would remember as a tormented day, September 11, 2001, Jessica Youngblood was clean and sober. Jessica struggled with her addiction because the void she felt was still there. She spent the following year doing some soul searching and enrolled in Beauty School. Jessica soon was able to harness her self- esteem and be proud of the person she was. In the midst of loving herself again she fell in love with a Christian man, Jon Youngblood, who introduced her to Jesus Christ for the first time. It wasn’t long before Jessica became on fire for God and her life began to transform before her eyes. She married on 8/16/03. She and Jon have two sons Ezra 9, and Zeeland 6. She restored her relationship with her first son Ozzie, now 13, and his father. And through the grace of God, Jessica found forgiveness for her mom and herself. With a cosmetology license in hand Jessica’s childhood dream became reality. Teaching and traveling with the award winning team of Tony & Guy as a makeup artist, provided Jessica with many opportunities. After winning a national celebrity makeup and style contest, she made the cover of Celebrity Hairstyle 101 Magazine. She opened her first salon, La Ragazze Salon, in Texarkana,Texas. Jessica has studied the bible for the past 11 years; she has read almost every book by Joyce Meyer! Now living in the Dallas area, she attends weekly services at

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Who are you? If you don't know who's you are or what God has done for you, you won't change. You will be who everyone tells you to be or become something you never thought you would become. You don't dream of being a prostitute, stripper, drug addict, alcoholic, absent parent, divorced, convict....etc.... But if we don't know our value we will make choices that will lead us into these lifestyles! If you’re not headed somewhere on purpose, you will fall for anything! Don't try to be something your not, thats when you lose who you are and make choices that you don't want to make! If your identity comes from your parents, church, school, or what has happen to you in the past, abuse, choices, you will always stay that person you don't want to be!! You have to want to change your life for yourself not to please anyone or to do what you think everyone wants you to do! Your Identity has to come from God's word and thats when true transformation happens. You have to have a surrendered moment to God and Him alone!!! Psalms 139:13-16 For you created my innermost being: you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made: your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When i was woven together in the depths of the earth, your eyes saw my informed body. all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be!

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Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD," Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future. We don't have to listen to what the voices in our head say, we can have God's voice cheering us on and not tearing us down! The battle is in our mind and we have to get a grip on it and when untrue things come in, we need to remember what God says, and that He won the battle, we just have to get in the Word and see what the truth really is!! It’s the truth that sets us free!!! 2 Corinthians 10:5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every though to make it obedient to christ!! Phillippians4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me!!!  Thats the voice we listen to!!! • Be obedient • Seek God • Read His Word • Die to ourselves • Say No to our flesh P.S. Said beautifully from my friend Mary Margret Scott  “And so I am defined ... not by my past, not by my present, not by my gifts or strengths or everdaunting weaknesses ... but by the radical, beautiful truth ... that I am His daughter”.

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Two Keys to Teenage Girl Power Let me introduce myself. My name is Antwuan, and I’m a father of two teenage girls who don’t really know how wonderful they are. They’re like most teenagers in that way, and even some adults. As a father, I want nothing more than for my girls to understand and embrace who God made them to be. I want them to feel empowered to change the world and to find true joy and happiness. I want the same for you, too. Here are a few ways you can increase your Teenage Girl Power to mark your place in the world! You Were Made ‘On Purpose’: Look around and focus on something. Anything. Now, ask yourself why that thing was made. Chances are the thing you’re looking at was made with a specific purpose in mind. A chair, some fingernail polish, a bed, a stage, a mirror. People invent and create things to accomplish all kinds of things: to solve problems, to make life easier, or to entertain or to bring joy. Purpose comes with creation. Similarly, God made you for a reason. You were created on purpose. Maybe it’s to help solve problems. Maybe you will make life easier for people, or bring them joy… but God made you deliberately to bring something new and fresh to the story of humanity. The quicker you realize this, the closer you become true happiness and joy in your life. Friends are Overrated: Look, I know friends are crazy important . And by friends, you probably think I mean the people you have fun giggling with at the lunch table, the people you feel like it’s important to please. And you’d be right. When I say “friends are overrated” those are the people I’m talking about. Frankly, I’m not sure I’d call them friends. They’re just people you hang out with. A true friend can never be overrated. In fact, they are often undervalued. These are the sort of people who don’t need to perform for, the people you don’t have to act different in front of so that they will want to hang out with you. These are the people who stick around when there’s nothing to laugh about. These are the keepers. Reserve the “friend” title for those who’ve earned it. And don’t make your life about pleasing your hang out buddies. Trust me. It’s overrated. Written by Antwuan Malone AntwuanMalone@gmail.com www.CandidChristianity.net

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Your Beautiful “How do you stay beautiful in the ugly?” - I read it out

loud during our discussion time at our monthly women’s meeting called Sisterhood, and then gulped. Did I just say, “How do you stay beautiful in the ugly” to a table of gorgeous young woman who I admire and love? Yep, it’s out there and now we get to discuss it. For me, the answer to the question “How do you stay beautiful in the ugly?” means you don’t let the “ugly” rule your life. You don’t let one moment, or maybe it was one word define who you are. Instead, let God define who you are in that moment. Don’t keep the “ugly” inside - get it out - be vulnerable about it - be raw about it and then it can’t eat away at you. Tell a girlfriend who will pray for you, and if you still can’t shake it, make an appointment with a counselor to help you see God’s perspective on the situation. That way, you will be allowing God to use it to bring glory to His name. Maybe if we, as a group of woman, as a Sisterhood, were more honest with each other, we would have the opportunity to learn from each other - from one generation to the next - from each other’s failures and victories. Not only can we learn from each other, but we can build each other up. I am reminded of a story in the Bible in Exodus 17:12. “Moses’ arms soon became tired and could no longer hold them up. So Aaron and Hur found a stone for him to sit on. Then they stood on each side of Moses, holding up his hands. So his hands held steady until sunset.” As a Sisterhood, we want to be a group a women that hold each other’s arms up until the battle is won! As a

Sisterhood, we want to continue to pray and intercede for each other until the victory has come! I read a quote today from Sisterhood Hillsong Church and I think it says it perfectly, “There was no word for tragedy in the Hebrew language… The Hebrews believed that if things weren’t beautiful then the story wasn’t over yet. If God hasn’t made it beautiful then He isn’t finished yet!” by Katrina Henderson Women need women. We see it and experience it more and more at our church’s Sisterhood gatherings Friendships are vital! Sisterhood is vital – I am reminded every month of God’s love for his women. God thinks we are ALL beautiful even in the “ugly”. Read these Scriptures: Exodus 17:12 – “When Moses’ hands grew tired, they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held his hands up—one on one side, one on the other—so that his hands remained steady till sunset.” Matthew 18:20 – “For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” by Lauren Clark Sisterhood Ministry www.shorelinedallas.com

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OBSESSED There are a few new "obsessions" in the fitness world for women right now: thigh gap and bikini bridge. Thigh gap is the space between your inner thighs when you stand up. The more of a gap (the skinnier the leg) the better? Now there is the bikini bridge, this is where your hip bones protrude creating a "bridge" with your bikini bottoms (in essence, a flat stomach). It's true; Google it. But guard your heart. Women are starving themselves, killing their bodies, dying to achieve this element of "beauty." The obsession of beauty and being stick thin catches fire through images in movies, television, music, and the internet. The internet is probably the fuel that keeps the fire going. Young women are getting electronic devices with data plans at very young, impressionable ages. They have access to lies right in their hands.

Mass media is everywhere. This is where they are learning what the world thinks is beautiful. It's nearly impossible to shield them from this idea. The only way to combat it is to teach them what God's idea of beauty is. Turn on the TV or get on the internet and it seems like a big fight. But our God is bigger. Help Him fight for these little girls, young women and even your friends. Fight for each other! 1. Tell every girl you know that she is beautiful, just the way she is. You’re beautiful from head to toe, my dear love, beautiful beyond compare, absolutely flawless. (Song of Solomon 4:6, 7 MSG)

see in the world is not what God sees. They are beautiful. What matters is not your outer appearance—the styling of your hair, the jewelry you wear, the cut of your clothes—but your inner disposition. Cultivate inner beauty, the gentle, gracious kind that God delights in. (1 Peter 3:3-4 MSG) 3. Tell her that a beautiful heart is what matters. And a beautiful heart comes from loving Jesus. Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised. (Proverbs 31:30 NLT)

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...but even in darkness I cannot hide from you. To you the night shines as bright as day. Darkness and light are the same to you. (Psalm 139:12 NLT)

I found myself lost in a dark place. I wasn't quite sure how I got there, but surely it was my fault. My choices in life made sense to no one, not even me. Step after step I went farther from the Light and into the darkness. Here I dwelt and only in moments caught glimpses of the Light. I grew up in a Christian home and in church. Sometimes I liked it, and sometimes I hated it. I knew all the truths about God: that He love me, that He sent His Son Jesus to die for me, that If I recieve Him in my heart everything would be okay. In my head I accepted that, but my heart was hard and I trampled His gift , deciding to do life my way.

One day in the midst of my darkness everything was about to change. I was on a plane headed to "sin city", Las Vegas, to party with friends. Sitting on the plane with anticipation of the fun that awaited us, I turned on the iPod my Christian co-worker let me borrow. Within moments I was lost in the words of a song that brought the light of God's presence in. As I heard the words "well because this broken road prepares your will for me" I realized God was still with me in all my dark days. I was not hidden from Him. Tears streamed down my face as I was so lost in His love. So captured, I didn't even care that my friends glared at me. My heart was melting. More words came through "and I will walk by faith even when I cannot see". These words were penetrating my soul.  The realization came to me that He had always been there and this was my moment to trust Him even though I felt blind in the darkness.

He leads. Everyday I wake up He is right there to make my life complete. I am not at all who I used to be. I am truly a new creation. He gave me His love and acceptance before I ever said YES.  In the midst of my darkest hours, He had a plan to makeover my life. All my guilt and shame and the ashes of my life were turned into such beauty. Jesus counted the cost and thought I was worth it! He paid a price on the cross to resurrect my dead heart with His! My life will never be the same because He took my life and gave me His! And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart. (Ezekiel 36:26 NLT)

My life was never the same after that day. All the things I had held onto we're lies and counterfeits to the goodness God had for my life. In a moment, the Light of His Presence broke through. What I now realize looking back is that God was not intimidated by my darkness.  I am 5 years into my journey with Jesus. He holds my hand, melts my heart, and restores all my brokenness. My heart continually bows to follow Him wherever

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R SELFIE LOVE YOU It seems these days that every which way you turn the world is telling you one more thing you need to do or be or achieve in order to be successful/attractive/enough. Maybe you think you need to lose 10 pounds or straighten your curly hair or sleep with this one guy. Maybe you think you need to do everything right or get straight A’s or be involved in every after school activity. Maybe you think you need to try that drug or drink that alcohol or go to that party. They are ALL lies. Satan is really good at what he does. He takes things that are good and twists them. He takes the truth and alters it just enough that it is no longer truth. He teaches us to take the gifts and blessings given to us and turn them into idols instead of something that would directly glorify the Maker. An idol is anything that we put in the place of God. He takes your beauty, which God gave you, and turns it into your idol. He turns it into something you seek to hold onto with everything you have because it is now who you are. He takes your intelligence, which God gave you, and turns it into the thing that you pursue above anything else. He takes your sexuality, which God gave you, and turns it into the thing that gets you attention. Each of these, and so many more, are simply gifts that have stopped giving God glory because we have perverted them. Somehow they are now our identity instead of God being our identity. The most amazing good news that we have ever received, however, is that we are completely enough in Christ. His sacrifice takes all our sin and shame. You are incredible for no other reason than the fact that you are an image bearer for the King of the universe. You are God’s representative. You are called to proclaim the glory of God through your life by being exactly who He created you to be. You are beautiful no matter what the world tells us because He knit you in your mother’s womb. You are beautiful because God said you are beautiful. You have worth and value and identity because He gives it to you! Maybe you read this and don’t really believe it. Maybe you think it is true for everyone else but not for you. Maybe you wish it were true for you but it has never been so you think it won’t be. Let me tell you what the truth is. The truth is it is for you because Jesus died for you so that all of that could be yours. The truth is that it is hard to battle the lies of Satan but truth is truth whether if you believe it or not. Today is your day. Today is the day to let perfect God speak your identity instead of the world around you. www.sweeterthingsfirst.com Kimberly McCauley

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When I Look At You By: Kelsey Long When I look at you, I see God's beautiful, wonderful, unique masterpiece. When I look at you, I see the girl you were and the woman you'll be. When I look at you, I pray that God would guide you each and every day. When I look at you, I pray that you would always choose to go His way. When I look at you, I know there's so much you'll do, so many places you'll go. When I look at you, I know how much you've been through and how much you'll grow. When I look at you, I see all that you want for yourself and imagine. When I look at you, I pray for your dreams and desires, that you might grasp them. When I look at you, I know that God has a plan no one else can fathom. You are amazingly talented, its true. You're smile lights up the world; and youyou are my sister, of whom I'm so proud.

Always in my thoughts, though I may not be 'round. But if I could give you a sentence to say, each morning before you start a new day... It would be: "I am valued more precious than gold, my God did not make me fearful, but bold; in me, He takes delight and pleasure, for I, I am loved beyond measure." My hope is this, that one day looking at yourself in the mirror you'd say: "All those things that she sees, I see, and I am so thankful that they are me... At first I didn't see it, but now I do. Everything that she saw is true. I am fearfully and wonderfully made, bought with the highest price ever paid. Specifically gifted for what and where I am called. Never forgotten and loved above all. Here stands a world changer, its true. That's what I see when I look at you."

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For the Mommas There are many voices in the life of your daughter. Many will echo your beliefs, like Jessica Youngblood and her ministry. Many will provide direction to their identity in Christ, like church youth leaders and mentors. But the job of shepherding and discipling your daughter is yours. Yep, we can get lots of input and help, but we cannot delegate this process wholly to others. It will require a lot of energy and creativity but the rewards are as Jessica says, “Fab-U-lous!” This section of the magazine is for the Mommas. We want to encourage you as you journey with your girl through this world that can look awfully crazy. So, just for you mommas, here are a few unique suggestions to help you on your way. Questions well placed Exploring your daughter ’s heart is a tender endeavor. One suggestion is to ask questions that focus on the concerns of her heart, from her perspective. Try to avoid direct questions like: What do you think? Or How does that make you feel? These are good questions but can feel like a test or challenge. Buffering direct questions with empathy and understanding opens her heart. Now you can move to gathering information questions, then direct questions. Here’s an example: She: It was terrible and then this and then that… You: How did that make you feel? She: What? Are you kidding it made me mad! You don’t understand! Instead try this: She: It was terrible and then this and then that-You: Ugh that sounds terrible; I can see why you are upset. Are you angry or hurt? She: I’m so angry… She did this and that… You: Wow that was tough, I’m sorry you’re hurting, let’s sit down and figure it out. Want a soda? As you can see the second scenario opened the daughter ’s heart. Mom verified that she understood “it” was terrible. Then with empathy, validated that her daughter was indeed upset. Still giving no advice or judgment, she then asks more probing questions, “Are you angry or hurt?” Daughter opens more.

Presence matters If your daughter feels your presences she is more inclined to soften in it. When she starts talking, turn your attention to her. Look her in the eye and connect. And for heavens sake, put down your phone. She may need for you to touch her arm or invite her to sit at the table or sofa with you. An invitation to understanding is something that shows that you value and are interested in her. Sometimes I just plop on my daughter ’s beds. Not like a girl friend, but like a mom that just likes to be near you. Conversation flows when I’m in their world and talking about fun stuff. Connecting just comes so natural in their space. Talk to her about things that don’t matter Yes, you read that right. Conversations shouldn’t always be serious. Sometimes when you are talking about things that don’t matter, you end up finding out the things that really do. Ask her questions about things she knows about and let her be on the sharing end of your relationship. -Nail polish colors or softball pitches. -See any cool hair braids on Pinterest lately? Communicate relaxed confidence It’s complicated to be a girl. It can be way too much drama and correction. Lots of do’s and don’ts and I have no idea what to do’s. Your confidence in her will go a long way to help smooth the trail. So when she thinks she can’t and things just won’t work, she can borrow from the confidence YOU have in her. -Mom thinks I can … maybe I can. Giggle and wink Relax. Help her enjoy being a girl. Find nonverbal signals that are just between you two. Like the “I get it girl” wink or the “you have got to be kidding me” knowing giggle. Don’t try to be her best friend. Let her peers take that title. Be her mom. It is a place of honor and wonder, much better than just a BFF. Be a mom that respects, values and connects. Besties will come and go in a girl’s life, but a mom that is connected to her daughter is there forever. Intentionally pass on Biblical truths This is the most important goal of a mom. Sharing how to be a godly woman and understanding God’s grace and love. In the coming issues, we will address these goals. But if you’re in a hurry, you can check out my website www.monacorwin.org and grab one of my books, “Table for Two… doing life and savoring the scriptures together” or “The UnStoppable Generation… are we the ones we have been waiting for?” Until next time fellow Momma remember… “A mother can be imitated but she cannot be duplicated.”

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Satan control. Let's resist control!! Girls, let's start a REBEL-lution!! is a liar We are being controlled like puppets by Hollywood. We REBEL: an individual who resists authority or

don't even know it because the strings are invisible. We are being jerked around by the music that we listen to. We love these songs so we watch the award show to see if our favorite got picked. Then the opener of the show is like we just went to a strip club. We become desensitized on the things we put into ourselves. We act on these things because we justify everyone is doing it. Which is a legit justification, but what I am telling you is...LET'S CUT THE STRINGS AND MAKE OUR OWN RULES! Let's become leaders of our schools and workplace, and if you end up where you shouldn't be, LEAVE! Who cares what the people around you think of you. One day they're going to regret all their terrible choices. They will realize you were a genius and that they were too blinded to see it. You never know, there may be many people waiting for you to stand up - be bold. Being a rebel today is not doing bad things, that's what everyone is doing. If you want to be a REBEL, then start a REBEL-lution.

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Dear God, why do I put you on the shelf untfil lie gets rough or I get desperate for a miracle? When life gets rocky I get my little bottle and call on you like a Genie and every time you are faithful with your presents. Then when you fix the situation I'm in, I put you back on your shelf and forget of your greatness. I have been so guilty of this and I am sharing it with you because I believe all of us have shelved God before, I don't want to do this anymore to the King of Kings, Lord of Lords want to share his Love with me and you....all of the time.... Don't let God sit on that shelf until you are desperate and you have tried everything else there

is and its not working and then resort to him. Then when you do call upon his name you feel so guilty you don't even think you are worthy of his Love. Lets be geared up and ready for whatever life throws at us and Lets have God off the shelf and right beside us so when the enemy attacks we don't have to go searching for him we are confident he is right there.

John 10:10 Msg A thief is only there to steal and kill and destroy. I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of. Proverbs 23:7 ISV For as he thinks within himself, so he is..... The things you think in your head and heart is who you become!!

If Satan can play with your head and get you to believe his lies, he wins control over your life! John 8:32 NASV and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free. John 17:17 NLT Make them holy by your truth: teach them your word, which is truth. Hebrew 13:8 ISV Jesus, the Messiah is the same yesterday and today and forever! Proverbs 29:18 KJ Where there is no vision the people perish. I love other versions of this scripture Wow so right on!!! NIV Where there is  revelations, people cast off restraint, but blessed

is the one who heeds wisdom’s instructions. NLT When people do not accept divine guidance, they run wild. but whoever obeys the law is joyful. Sexual sin is the most slippery, because it comes to us so subtly and so sneaky we don’t think anything of the small steps into an affair or becoming sexually active! James 4:17 So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good The little innocent things we do can turn into things we never thought we would do or become and in the middle of doing them, we will justify it somehow to make it the right thing to do!!! What does God’s word tell you about it? Actually, I would get a great Christian friend to seek the Word on a subject you are dealing with and then accept what they give you as the truth. Because we can be so blinded that we try to turn God’s word into what we want to hear. When you are wanting your life to be better, surround your self with the right people to help you see the real truth in what you are going through. Stop pushing the people away that are trying to speak truth to you. Its not that they are judging you. They are helping you identify the lies you’re believing. 99 percent of the time, that person trying to speak truth into your life has probably walked that path and it led to destruction in their own life!! 30


The New & Fab-U-lous you!! I am going to Heaven, what Now? 1 ) G e t i n v o l v e d i n a L o c a l C h u r c h - Yo u h a v e g o t t o s u r r o u n d y o u r s e l f w i t h o t h e r p e o p l e w h o b e l i e v e and want to live for God. Find someone to mentor you... 2) Get baptized- Its an outward display of and inward decision that you made to follow Christ, symbolizes that the ol d is gone and the New lif e has come... 3 ) M i r r o r Ta l k - s p e a k l i f e i n t o t h e N e w Yo u ! *I am beautiful *I am fearfully and wonderfully made *I can do all things thru Christ who strengthens me *I will Love and treat others how I want to be treated * I w i l l s h o w h o n o r a n d r e s p e c t t o m y p a r e n t s , t e a c h e r, c o a c h e s a n d a l l a u t h o r i t i e s o v e r m e 4 ) B i b l e t i m e - - g e t i n t o G o d s w o r d a n d a p p l y i t t o y o u r d a i l y w a l k . . . Wa l k o u t t h e c o m m i t m e n t y o u m a d e to be Christ Like.... *Psalm 139 *Proverbs 3:5-7 *Proverbs 31;30 *Isaiah 1:18 *Isaiah 61:7 * J e r e m i a h 2 9 : 11 *Matthew 6:27 *Galatians 5:16-26 *Ephesians 2:8-10 *Phillipians 4:13 *Ephesians4:20-24 5) Change your MUSIC - garbage in is garbage out.... Contemprary Artist * C h r i s To m l i n *Hillsong United *Third day *Mercy Me * Te n t h Av e n u e N o r t h Christian Rap *Manafest *KJ 52 * T- b o n e *Grits *Lacre Books to r ead Bat tlefield of the Min d f or Teens- Joyce Meyer H e a v e n i s f o r r e a l - To d d B u r p o Lies young women believe and the truth that set them free-Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Dannah Gresh Girls Gone Wise in a World Gone Wild-- Mary Kassian Becoming A Girl who Leads-Shannon Kubiak Primicerio Yo u a r e r e p r e s e n t i n g G o d n o w, s o w h e n y o u r g e t t i n g d r e s s e d , r e m e m b e r i t . . . .

I don’t have enough room to thank everyone by name who has played a big part of making Fab~U~lous happen, but just know you are so appreciated and I am so thankful for every prayer, donation and time you have poured into it!! I do want to thank my husband who has believed in this vision from Day 1 and when I come home with new ideas he just shakes his head yes and says, “Do it Babe!!” He is the backbone of this ministry and the strength that holds me up when I want to just quit!!! Thank you Jonathan Christopher Youngblood. You are truly my Prince Charming!! 31


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