Being A “Good Girl”

Monday, March 12, 2018

April’s Story: I was raised in a religious home. We went to church, but I spent most of the time counting the organ pipes at the front, anxiously…

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Warm Fuzzies

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Linda’s Story: My childhood home didn’t necessarily overflow with warm fuzzies.There were many fun times with my father, but my mother suffered from undiagnosed mental illness that caused…

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I Didn’t Think I Needed to Change

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Amanda’s Story: I’ve always been a perfectionist. In first grade I had a huge stack of unfinished worksheets in my desk because I didn’t want to turn them…

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My Island Life

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Renee’s Story: I decided to reinvent myself by moving to a Caribbean island at age 29. I managed a gift shop and also was an ocean kayak tour…

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Mercy in Messiness

Friday, May 27, 2016

Christel’s Story: Born and raised in Belgium in a family of Catholic believers, I was a very sensitive and clumsy child which made everyday life difficult. I also…

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The Father That Counts

Friday, February 26, 2016

Christine’s Story: When I was five years old I received a school assignment to go home, find out what my daddy did for a living and then come…

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Surprised by a Tom Cat

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Rainey’s Story: George is my parent’s cat, not a fancy cat, just your plain old country tom cat now living in a big city. His “meow” is constant and…

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A Meth Pipe & A Bible

Friday, January 29, 2016

Jennifer’s Story: As a highly productive twenty something year old I had a house, a boat, lots of friends, a loving family, and a great job. Then in…

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Saved By A Muffler

Monday, January 11, 2016

Kate’s Story: Shaking in the cold, my three brothers and I huddled under a discarded boat waiting for hours for the click of the lock on the door…

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Teenagers, Mom Jeans & A Mustache

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Christina’s Story: People reached out to me. It started in high school. See, I was a bit of a floozy in high school. That’s a lie. I was…

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From the Middle East

Friday, January 24, 2014

Below are snapshots of the stories from women who live in a restricted area in the Middle East as told through a translator to Laura Wilcox, the director…

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Finding My Security

Monday, October 28, 2013

Joye’s Story: My husband, Don, and I met and married in San Diego, CA in 1971. After our wedding, we moved to his small hometown of Borger in…

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What’s the Point?

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Judy’s Story: Chris was the cutest boy I had ever laid eyes on and I was sitting right next to him in the back of his mom’s station…

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How Could Jesus Be the Real Messiah?

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Rachel’s* Story: I grew up Jewish and am actually the first American in my family. My grandfather came from Poland and my Russian grandma was a holocaust survivor….

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How Do I Get What She Has?

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Tammy’s* Story: Born as an American west-Indian our household observed Hinduism as our religion like the majority from this part of the world. My parents weren’t devout Hindus,…

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What if he is right?

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Mona’s Story: I spent the first twenty-four years of my life craving the love of a man. As a result, I found myself in an unhealthy relationship, living…

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