Thank God I Look Like What I’ve Been Through

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Yes, I said, “Thank God I look like what I’ve been through!” (with an exclamation point). I haven’t always felt this way, but right now in this moment my scars mean more to me than I can express. Not only are they a reminder that I’m alive, but they remind me of the healing power of God. What didn’t kill … Read More

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What’s wrong with her face, Mama?

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My son is 3 years-old and he “gets” it. He understands that burns, scars, or physical differences don’t make a person “bad” or “weird”. It just makes them different. He started noticing my scars when he was about 1 1/2. He would gently run his finger along the dark brown scar on my left cheek and say, “ouchie.” And I’d … Read More

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