Becoming a Mom is Completely Terrifying

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Becoming a mom is completely terrifying. Almost every night for the past few weeks, I’ve started falling asleep…and then I realize, I’M GOING TO BE A MOM. I go into a panic, thinking about how hard it will be to take care of my new baby and trying to think of all the things I […]

I Must Be Perfect

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[Guest post by Rachel Madden: I think Rachel’s story on perfectionism will really encourage some of you, especially those who struggle with being a “perfect mom.” Remember “I must be perfect” is just a lie!]   Psychology Today quotes, “For perfectionists, life is an endless report card on accomplishments or looks. A one-way ticket to […]

Beauty Saturday: India

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[Guest post by Kimberly Asia Hall: Welcome to the first official “Beauty Saturday” on Devotional Diva! Last week you were introduced to our new “Beauty Diva” and here is her first blog post! Every week, Asia will share the stories of women whose makeovers she has done!] Name: India I. Francis. Born: New Orleans, Louisiana […]

The Scarless Pledge

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[Guest post by Takiela Bynum: Do you struggle with self-harm? Are you ready to take the scarless pledge? So glad God brought Takiela to Devotional Diva to share this!] Some people cut for relief, I cut because I wanted to die. She’d taken several pain killers to prevent her from feeling any pain. Besides, she needed […]

When I was Suicidal

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When I was suicidal, I still believed in God. I imagined landing by the gates of heaven, where I would answer to Jesus why I killed myself. I thought he would understand and welcome me with open arms, saying, “Everything is alright now. Your pain is over.” I wasn’t sure of the right time to […]

Shame, Our Souls, and the Gospel

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[Guest Post by Kimberly Davidson Campbell – I have never met a woman who had it all together on the inside. Maybe you do a good job or holding everything together on the outside, but there’s always traces of shame that tries to steal our joy. I appreciate Kim’s words of encouragement today. Like fresh […]