When Hope Waits

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By Chrissy Woodward While I’m thinking about how to start this blog, I’m contemplating how honest I want to be with you. I could write a really uplifting story on how beautiful my relationship with Jesus is, how everything in my life is falling into place, or how awesome it is to be 25 and living in Los Angeles. However, all …

Life Hacks: Royalty. Thankfulness. Perspective.

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Royalty. Thankfulness. Perspective. LIFE HACKS: Rebuilding Your Life, One Hack at a Time Raising my two boys was starting to feel like a chore! I spent the days repeating expectations, giving instructions, disciplining, refereeing, correcting and teaching, all with little appreciation or thankfulness from those rascals! I was tired! Then I saw it! My beautiful, glimmering tiara from my wedding …

Life Hacks: Finding Peace

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Finding Peace LIFE HACKS: Rebuilding Your Life, One Hack at a Time How do we find peace in the midst of the demands and chaos of life? Where do we go to catch a break from all that pulls on us and causes us fear? There seems to be non-stop noise and movement in the city and it is hard …

The Treasures Team rises up in the midst of tragedy…

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As many of you may know, on May 19th, my beautiful sister, April was killed in a senseless act of Domestic Violence.  I cannot even begin to express to you the deep level of grief I have felt over this loss and the pain of all of the trauma surrounding it.  My bones literally ached for days. We are all …

Update from the Porn Capital

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In 2010, with the help of our supporters, Treasures set out to secure our new office space in the middle of the porn capital of the world.   Our intention has been to build relationships, develop a stronger presence in the adult industry, and to practice “loving our neighbor as ourselves”.   I am happy to say that we have …

I almost didn’t show up for this….

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I almost didn’t show up for this…. She extended her delicate arm, decorated with richly colored tattoos, and took the little pink gift bag. “What’s this for?” she asked leaning away from her customer. “Just a little Valentine, to let you know you are loved” we replied briefly, remaining considerate of the fact that she was with a client.  She …