Individuality: In the Box/Out of the Box

Who are you?  What do you like?  What comes naturally to you? One thing we all know about fashion is that it comes and goes.  Though certain trends may change, one thing that will never go out of style is Individuality. When we think of individuality in the category of …

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Statistics

STATISTICS: 1 in 4 girls will be sexually abused before she turns 18.  A report of sexual abuse is made every 2 minutes. 90% of abusers are people children know, love or trust.  20% of child sexual abuse victims are under the age of 8. 60% of sexual assaults are …

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Dear Daughter, As I write this letter, tears fill my eyes. I’ve made so many mistakes with my body, my mind, and my heart, all because I did not truly love me.  I don’t know why some people spend their lives struggling to accept who they are, while others are …

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In Due Time…

August 28, 2014 Faith No Comments
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Admit it, there are parts of the Bible that are difficult to digest. Certain words sting going down and sometimes cause us to question our faith.

In the Old Testament story of Hannah, I found staring at me, like a dagger, seven words about why Hannah could not conceive a child: because the Lord had closed her womb. In fact, those seven disturbing words are found twice in just two verses, so we don’t miss the fact that God was the One who was withholding from Hannah what she wanted most (1 Samuel 1:4-5).

Poor Hannah. All she wanted was a child. She wanted to be a mom just like every woman around her. She didn’t seem to be asking God for much. And to make matters worse, she was constantly mocked and ridiculed by her husband’s other wife for her inability to conceive a child. But when we get to those seven disturbing words that explain, but don’t really explain, why Hannah couldn’t have a child, it’s difficult to not blame God for her misery. And within those seven stinging words are four words that explain – or don’t really explain – some of the troubles that we also experience today: ”…because the Lord had…”

I know those words too well.  By now, maybe you do, too.

…because the Lord had changed his heart.

…because the Lord had closed that door.

…because the Lord had taken it away.

…because the Lord had clearly said “no.”

Maybe you’ve experienced those disturbing words  — or similar words — in your life, too.

…because the Lord had not healed him/her…?

…because the Lord had chosen someone else…?

…because the Lord had closed your womb…?

His vision is bigger and broader than yours.

As disturbing as those words are — they imply that God is in control over the things that we long for or hurt over the most — I have come to trust in the three words that often come in the middle of our story of struggle:  “…in due time…”  … Continue Reading

The Good Fight Studio Presents: “New Jordans” By Cedric D. Hoard

August 7, 2014 Self-Esteem No Comments
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“While we were young, our true purpose was made known to us the day that Christ hung [on the cross].”

-Cedric D. Hoard

 

 

 

Meet Tiffany Thermidor

August 6, 2014 Beauty, Self-Esteem No Comments
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We’re SUPER excited to introduce Tiffany Thermidor as our new Fly-Chicks, Inc. Fitness Guru.  Tiffany recently learned about Fly-Chicks, Inc. and instantly wanted to be part of promoting the organization’s mission.  She shares our passion to uplift, empower, and motivate teen girls and women by encouraging them to be healthy and whole from the inside-out.  As we continue to take the necessary steps to make ourselves better internally, Tiffany is going to help us shape up our outside!  After all, our bodies are our temples :-) !

So… if you’ve been wanting to exercise more and learn ways to improve your eating habits, then STAY TUNED!!!  Tiffany is full of excitement and life, and her personal story about overcoming challenges with her weight will encourage you!!  We can’t wait to see what healthy eating tips, exercises, fitness challenges, meals plans, etc., she has in store for everyone!!! Checkout her personal message and bio below!! … Continue Reading

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