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Dear 28 -Year- Old- Self

This photo showed up in my "memories on Facebook" this week, Dallas Margarita Ball, circa 2008. I was flooded with all sorts of emotions about that time frame in my life. (originally posted 2015)   Dear 28 year old Becca, You are skinnier now than you probably ever will be for the rest of your life. Don't get too excited or commit to your size 0's. Joy is not found in counting every calorie of every morsel you put in your mouth. Nor will you find it by fitting into those aforementioned size 0's. Your identity is not found in the...

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My Perfect Little Golden Treasure Box

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My Perfect Little Golden Treasure Box

It seems another l-ooooo-n-g summer has come and gone.  It's not just the commencement of the school year that makes it obvious.  We, and by 'we' I mean the collective 'we' of Dallas, still have at least 60 days of 100+ weather, but the bathing suits at Target are now on clearance and they have been replaced by cardigans and skinny jeans. The seasonal section of the store once covered in patio furniture and solar lights is now left a mess of scattered notebooks, pencils, and seventeen different types of dry-erase markers. Sigh. A couple of weeks ago my husband...

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What's Your Label?

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What's Your Label?

As women, we carry all sorts of 'labels':  FRIEND WIFE MOTHER DAUGHTER TEACHER STUDENT NEIGHBOR WORSHIPPER And I could add a hundred more to the list.  But often we, in our hearts, label ourselves something negative like: VAIN PRIDEFUL ANGRY PROMISCUOUS LONELY ABUSED DEPRESSED WORTHLESS SINNER   At a time in my life when I was feeling miserable & hopeless, fearful & alone, placing value & identity in all of the wrong things, the Lord showed up in the hugest way. His presence filled me with such comfort as He took me through a journey of these verses that still...

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Shirts With a Story

For several years the Lord put words on my heart that I shared on a personal blog. There were funny ones & deep ones, but they all were about my sanctification and the things He has done in my life as a wife & mom to draw me closer to Him. My writing became my ministry in a way. It was an outlet for me and the Lord used the rawness described in my experiences to speak to others.  Since launching Fit Darlings last year, it has become a huge part of my ministry and also a huge blessing to...

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