Author: thesheisproject

Coming Home – Beth’s Story

I attended my first church service within a week of being born. I was a later-in-life addition to the family. My older siblings were 9 and 11 years of age when I was born, so I spent most of my early years tagging along with either my brother or sister and their friends. They and my parents were heavily involved in our local Baptist church, a commitment that went well beyond Sunday attendance. The church …

Susan’s Story – If the Truth Sets You Free, Why Am I Stuck in Lies?

Susan’s Story – If the Truth Sets You Free, Why Am I Stuck in Lies?

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. —Charles Spurgeon The bathroom floor was cold and felt damp beneath me as I slumped over the toilet. The house was bursting with guests. Relatives from overseas had come for a holiday, and my new husband and I were living in Hong Kong, which meant high rent and tight quarters. With space made for guests, the only place I …

Sophie’s Story – Lost and Found

My family emigrated from Ireland to Australia when I was about to turn three. We knew no one when we arrived and so our family of four became a very tight unit. I was an anxious child and longed for the approval of others. When I began gaining weight in primary school I became the victim of bullying and taunts that rocked my fragile self-esteem. Fortunately, I had a very close relationship with my older …

Katie’s Story – Be That

Be That – Katie’s Story

I grew up in a loving Christian home, the youngest of five children. I asked Jesus into my heart when I was young and although I didn’t know that much of the Bible I was always very aware of the presence and voice of God. I recall one occasion when I was in my classroom at school and suddenly became very unsettled and overwhelmed. I knew something was wrong. Not quite understanding what I was …

When you don’t have any words….

“Our Father dwelling in the heavenly realms, May the glory of Your Name Be the center on which our lives turn. Manifest Your kingdom-realm, And cause Your every purpose to be fulfilled on earth, Just as it is fulfilled in heaven! We acknowledge You as our Provider Of all that we need each day. Forgive us the wrongs we have done as we ourselves Release forgiveness to those who have wronged us. Rescue us every …