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Lead Me On: When Even J. Lo Doesn’t Like Herself

Moses had the same problem—and so do we

“You are personal to me.”

Why should you love yourself?

God started it. He loved you first.

It is a repeated talking point throughout a book that easily could have gone with more of a “Mad Dad” motif. We know that people wrote the Bible, but the writers say that God himself chose what got in and what got cut.

Funny what did not get cut.

Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez has her own book to think about. Her memoir, True Love, hit the stands this month. She is still working out the self-esteem business, and she’s scared, but she said, “I also know that I can’t make decisions based on the fear.”

Sage words. Here are more:

God sees you. He wants you to be the you that being with him can make you.

What you do with that will be your own memoir on True Love.

Janelle Alberts is a freelance PR and media relations specialist and has managed communication needs for clients such as Microsoft, Wells Fargo, and UPS. She started her first religious column in 2010 for the Akron Beacon Journal and has since written for Atlanta Parent Magazine, Christianity Today’s women’s online sections, and Catholic News Service, among others.


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