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You simply must make time for rest and play…

Dear Perfectly Imperfect Girl, It's hard to remember that we can't be much good to anyone at all if we don't take care of ourselves. Even though there may be people all around us who need help, who need assistance, who need advice, who need a hug, who need a...

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You are beautiful…

Dear Incomparable Girl, You are beautiful. You are different than ANY person who has ever been born or ever will be born. You do not look just like anyone and no one looks just like you. Even though the media and society will try to tell you differently, it would...

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The world needs YOU…

Dear Infinitely Valuable Girl, In a world where we are one of 3 billion other women, it is easy to feel like a grain of sand somewhere on a remote island, isn't it? It's easy to get discouraged and feel like we could never possibly make a difference or that we...

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You can’t always see when the roots are growing…

Dear Persistent Girl, There are so many times when we work and work and work toward something and cannot really see what is coming out of it. There are other times when we feel prompted to do or say something randomly, and it doesn't make any sense but the feeling...

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The world will be okay if you take some time to rest…

Dear Weary Girl, Are you feeling tired? Tired of holding up the whole wide world, tired of being so darn tough, tired of being tested in every which way, tired of passing the tests only to be given another one? It's okay for you to have days like this. IT REALLY IS...

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Fill up on the good stuff…

Dear Beloved Girl, You are more loved than you could ever know. You bless more lives than you could ever know. Your life matters more than you could ever know. Please take some time today with those you love and those who love you. If there's no one close by, FIND...

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Ask yourself….will it matter 5 years from now?

Dear Phenomenal Girl, If we could all make a habit of looking forward 5 years or so....so many things would be so much easier...we would fret so much less...we would let things go so much more quickly. Think for a bit...will it matter in 5 years? Will we be proud...

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Dear Dazzling Girl, There is a habit that we sometimes carry from childhood into adulthood...one that holds many of us back. The habit is judging ourselves through the eyes of others. How can this be a fair way to assess anything about ourselves or our lives?...

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