"Turning Pain into Purpose".
Thank you for allowing me to share my story.
For 8 years I had died. The person that I was born was gone. The nice, well dressed, smart, intelligent, loving young lady that every one looked up to was hurting. All of me was striped away at the hands of a man. I remember the first "accident" was a simple push down the steps. The "accidents" became more frequent. A slap to my face, a spit on my lips, a kick to my pregnant stomach, etc. Why me I often wondered. It was kept a secret because every one thought we were the perfect couple. As time went on the abuse grew more severe. At this point I was completely gone. At times I wanted to truly take the life I was given and just end it all. The only reason I didn't live out that option was because i had another life. My son. He needed me. I needed Him. He was the only reason my shell still walked this earth. From that point I realized this had to end. My prayers ran deep. For another year the violence went on. God then answered my prayers.
The Beautiful Movement
I started this movement in hopes of inspiring women to love every inch of their inner beauty. For 8 years I had died. I was a victim Domestic Violence. During that time I had lost all of me until the day my son was born. From that point I realized I had to live. I found myself by loving ME. From that I started, "The Beautiful Movement", "Empowering Women Of All Walks OF Life To Love Their Inner Beauty".
"Empowering Women Of All Walks Of Life To Love Their Inner Beauty."
I was free but still hostage in my own lost world. My self-esteem was gone. My inner beauty was destroyed. After time, I was tired of living in my sorrow. I started having conversations with my self in the mirror. I started telling my self I was someone special and that I was beautiful on the inside. I made my first t-shirt for myself just to prove that I was beautiful. Vein as it may have seemed, I knew what this meant. I was repairing me on the inside. I would wear my shirt daily to the gym. After years of rebuilding myself from the ground up, I was born again. "Beautiful" was my name. As I started to share my story with others I found that there were more women like me. I thought that If my shirt worked for me I would try to see if it would work for others. I told women that this wasn't just a shirt. It was a beginning to a new you. In order to purchase a shirt they had to be ready to be beautiful on the inside and walk this new life that was meant for them.
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The Beautiful Movement was created for all women of the world to find beauty, strength and the courage to live their purpose out loud. Inspiring each other with our stories of triumph over hard ships will help others still surviving stay strong in their times of feeling defeat. The Beautiful Movement would love to be the outlet you use to inspire others, or for you to reach out to when you need encouragement. Feel free to contact me! Lets change the world.
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