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A Woman’s Identity In A “What Do You Do?” Society

In She Speaks by Kristen Dalton Wolfe13 Comments

I scoured books for information, made lists of what I thought my husband would want out of a wife and desperately searched for an instruction manual. I was young and naïve to think that such a thing existed. I struggled with having to answer, “What do you do?” and “Where did you go to college?” But I had to reach a point, where other’s opinions about how they thought I should lead my life didn’t matter to me.

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How Miss Teen USA Handled a Thyroid Tumor

In She Speaks by Kristen Dalton Wolfe2 Comments

Three inconclusive biopsies later, my quick growing tumor was now making breathing more difficult and forced us to take action. One of my specialists warned me that because our vocal nerves run through our thyroid there was a chance my voice could be damaged and I may not be able to sing again.

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Kim Conquers: How She Overcame Sexual Abuse & Is Now Saving Innocence

In She Speaks by Kristen Dalton Wolfe5 Comments

Since 2003, I have worked throughout the world to fight Human Trafficking, and three years ago I started an organization called Saving Innocence, which rescues and restores American children who have been trafficked in the United States. This work is incredibly inspiring and life giving, with a daily privilege to shine light in the darkest of places in this world. …

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Susie Speaks: How She’s Beating Odds & Conquering Dreams

In She Speaks by Kristen Dalton Wolfe1 Comment

My husband, Matt, says that I’m a rose that grew from concrete. You see, from an early age, the odds of me succeeding in the entertainment industry (my dream since I was 8-years-old) were stacked against me. I grew up with the most amazing, supportive mother a young girl could ever ask for. She’s always loved her children dearly. However, …

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Erika Inspires: A 15 Year Eating Disorder & 10 Months Recovery

In She Speaks by Erika Broadbent6 Comments

  “But he said to me, ‘My Grace is sufficient for you, my power is made perfect in weakness.’  Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.  That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties.  For when I am …

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Kalyn Speaks: A Story of Faith Overcoming Fear

In She Speaks by Kristen Dalton Wolfe7 Comments

I was 18 years old when I moved to New York City to follow my dreams. I felt from a young age that God wanted me to pursue a career in arts and entertainment, so I graduated early from high school and moved from a small town in Texas to the Big Apple. Although I am a natural optimist, I …

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Brittney Speaks: Rejection. Ridicule. Redemption

In She Speaks by Kristen Dalton Wolfe11 Comments

“Brittney! There is someone on the phone for you!” My mom yelled from downstairs. As much as she tried to hide who was actually on the phone her big grin nearly gave it away. “Here, hurry up, Answer.” She said as she smiled from ear to ear. I grabbed the phone and answered, “Hello?” “Hi, is this Brittney?” “Yes.” I …

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She Inspires: Raquel Reveals

In She Speaks by Raquel Dorsey17 Comments

I met my husband on Facebook. And that’s just the beginning of our wild romance. I can remember the day he asked to be my friend on the popular social media site. His good looks prompted me to immediately accept him as my new cyber friend. His first message to me simply asked how my weekend was and that is …

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She Inspires: The Trials of a Miss Teen USA: Part 1

In She Speaks by Kristen Dalton Wolfe1 Comment

When I was a little girl, I always dreamed of being a movie star. I can remember playing with Barbie dolls and rolling out a bright colored sock and pretending it was a red carpet for my Barbie to walk down. My parents always encouraged my dreams, but wanted me to enjoy being a kid before I pursued them. I …

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She Inspires: Alicia’s Story Revealed

In She Speaks by Kristen Dalton Wolfe6 Comments

“Hadn’t I wanted this? I had actively participated in every moment of the creation of this life. So why didn’t I see myself in any of it? The only thing more impossible than staying… was leaving. I didn’t want to hurt anybody, I wanted to slip quietly out the back door and not stop running until I reached Greenland.” – …