The Gift of Dignity

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By Sarah Quezada | @SarahQuezada I sat on their bed, the one shared by mother and her pre-teen son. It was the primary seating in the one-room apartment. Together we had spent the morning standing in line in the biting cold, waiting outside a local ministry organization. It was Christmas toy pick-up day. Mothers lined […]

We Are The Red Tent: Keep a Girl in School

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We may think it’s a simple sanitary pad. For a girl in a place like Gulu in Northern Uganda, a regular supply of feminine products means access to education and a different future. As I held the soft cotton undies—pinks, purples, greens, blues—tied together with a package of sanitary pads, I wanted to lock my […]

A Woman Who Loves: Nicola Bartel

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“Offer the gift of who you are and see what God does with it.”                    At SheLoves Magazine, we LOVE introducing you to “SheLovelys” all over the world. This month I am thrilled to feature Nicola Bartel, the Executive Director for Mercy Ministries of Canada. Nicola and I shared […]

A Simple Truth

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“In that place of discomfort, where my cheeks were always flush and beads of sweat glistened on my forehead, I felt more alive than I had for a long time.” Privileged. Blessed. Vulnerable. Raw. That’s how I feel as I reflect on my trip to Africa last month with some of our global SheLoves sisters. […]

My God is a Limitless God

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“God’s plans come to fruition when we slow down and stop letting our plans and fears get in the way of His voice directing and guiding us.” I took a deep breath, hoping that when I released the air in my lungs with it would come all of the stress, worry and anxiety I’d felt […]