Transformation

Transformation

Editor’s Note: This post deals with the theme of abuse and how it warps a person’s sense of self and ability to learn lessons the same way as other people. Because of the hardships Sonja faced early in life, she struggled to comprehend things in the way...
The Wall I Built Between Me and God

The Wall I Built Between Me and God

It’s finally happened. My constant effort to control everything has caught up to me. Everyone told me I cannot control everything and I just laughed and said “Watch me.” I don’t know where my need to control everything comes from, I just know that it’s been a part of...
Modesty is Beautiful

Modesty is Beautiful

Modesty has been on my mind. A friend and I got into a discussion this week about modesty and how it’s getting harder and harder to dress fashionably and still cover up. I’ll be the first to admit that even though I love fashion, I often choose to shun the...
The Words We Speak and Write

The Words We Speak and Write

This post was originally published in May 2008. Minor changes have been made.   “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.”   Remember this nursery rhyme? Does anyone out there really believe that words can’t hurt us? Words do hurt!...
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