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Wonderfully Made’s Christmas Gift Guide for Her

Leather "Koda" JournalMy friends Brittany and Ian started Parker Clay, an amazing leather goods company for "the adventurous spirit, ethically made in Ethiopia." They are helping end prostitution in Ethiopia. Many of their artisans have been hired out of prostitution and given a sense of love and dignity. Shop more…
WonderfullyMade
December 10, 2019
HerSTORY

Chloe

"I found myself writing the word beautiful over one of the scars on my clubfoot. I don't know when I started or why but it kind of just became this thing I did everyday but as time went on, I slowly began to heal."
WonderfullyMade
September 28, 2019
HerSTORY

Lizzie

"Do I believe God because he's not changing me. He's not making my miracle wish come true to make me look like everybody else and I think that was a really hard time and luckily I was still proven wrong and went from seeing my whole situation or my appearance…
WonderfullyMade
September 22, 2019
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An Excerpt from “Here, Now” by Kate Merrick

By Kate MerrickIt seems more and more, as we live in the digital age, there is a counterfeit for every real thing. We stare at screens instead of looking out windows at meadows and mountains. We envy other people’s pictures, though they’re often filtered and angled so they portray something…
WonderfullyMade
May 9, 2019
Allie Marie Smith

The Beautiful Paradox of Good Friday

By Allie Marie Smith I paused today to think about the irony of this day - that it is called "Good Friday." "Bloody Friday" seems a little more fitting. Our natural, physical selves wonder how anything "good" can come from such a day: "They brought Jesus to the place called…
WonderfullyMade
April 19, 2019
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Unexpected Beauty

By Aimee Piersma Photography by Allie Marie Smith All this rain is worth it when I see a rainbow. This morning I made sure my girls saw it. Birdie glimpsed it before she ran off to class. Jellybean had more time. She said with awe, “That’s the first real rainbow…
WonderfullyMade
August 22, 2018
Emotional Health

Opening the Conversation about Suicide

By Dr. Michelle Watson I’m so honored that you’re here for Part 1 of a two-part series. These two blogs are designed to help you navigate this delicate, yet intense topic should you find yourself walking this journey with a hurting friend or a struggling daughter. I trust that my…
WonderfullyMade
August 1, 2018
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Sarah

"I didn't feel loved. I didn't feel valued or worthy. I had such a warped idea of what a father was. And here everyone calls God their father and I remember thinking if God is a good God why did he allow all this stuff to happen to me?" Portrayed…
WonderfullyMade
May 24, 2018