MY STORY: THE PARTS FORMERLY UNTOLD

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On Friday, I had the opportunity to share my story at Saddleback, including parts of my story I don’t usually share. It was a very special night for me because I used to drive in 74 miles of LA traffic with my 10-month old daughter in the back seat every Friday for 2 years to attend Celebrate Recovery at Saddleback! I …

There is a Place for Me Here

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“Harmony, there’s your sign!” My new friends David and Lisa called out, pointing to a Jerusalem sign with my name written across the top in Hebrew, Arabic and English.   The city-wide siren had already sounded, marking the beginning of Shabbat and we were rushing to the Western Wall. The streets were mostly empty as people had already made their way …

Ecuador Update: What’s the Point of Life?!

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Some of you may remember hearing about the shocking tragedy of a family member of mine being killed by her husband just over a year ago. She was my daughter’s aunt and a sister to me. The incredible grief of losing her was compounded by the idea that a man that I loved and trusted was capable of such a …

Beauty and Brainwashing

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In elementary school, my childhood best friend and I would flip through the pages of Cosmopolitan Magazine and call “dibs” on the body parts we wanted. We played a game where the first person to call out a particular feature “won” the right to that feature.

The Voice Part 3: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities

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The Voice Part 3: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities   The Message   Now that you have spent time preparing your heart and getting to know your audience and vision, it is time to determine what you want to say. What is the message you want to communicate?   Before you start developing your message, it is helpful to …

The Voice Part 2: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities

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The Voice Part 2: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities   In the first blog on preparing for speaking and media opportunities, I talked about the importance of preparing your heart. Beyond that, here are some practical steps you can take to prepare a great message.     Know Your Audience Who are you speaking to? Is the audience Christian? …

The Voice Part 1: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities

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The Voice Part 1: Preparing for Speaking and Media Opportunities Preparing for speaking and media opportunities starts in the heart.   Out of the heart flow the issues of life and when you speak, your message will flow from your heart. (Proverbs 4:23)   So when you are preparing for a speaking or media opportunity, there is as much to …

Called Back for Good

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Called Back for Good by Monique Calderon Isn’t it crazy when that one thing—the one thing you thought would surely be your demise—ends up being the very thing that God uses for good? I’m an Angelino through and through, so I was in great anticipation of being a part of the Downtown LA outreach because this is my city, these …

How to Start your own Outreach

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Treasures National Training Los Angeles – March 27 & 28, 2015 ** REGISTRATION Core Training $200 Training + Outreach Experience OR Care Intensive $300 Training + Outreach Experience AND Care Intensive $400 *Introducing the Care Intensive for those that want to get further equipped in providing aftercare to women in the sex industry and victims of sex trafficking. For schedule and …

I am getting married in TWO weeks!!!!

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I am getting married in TWO weeks to the love of my life! We are so in love it is almost nauseating. Almost. Still, I remember what it took to get here.   I remember the pain… Of being a wife abandoned. Of the daggers of rejection and fear for my future. My dream of having a family was shattered.   I would …