At one time I weighed 430 pounds.

It’s really true. My life was quite a mess.

Today, I’ve lost more than 260 pounds and kept it off for a number of years. Learn more about my journey – just click the button below…

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Remember, if God can help me lose 260 pounds, He can help you get through anything!

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Sweet Grace

How I Lost 250 Pounds and Stopped Trying to Earn God’s Favor

Sweet Freedom

Losing Weight and Keeping it Off with God’s Help

Sweet Change

True Stories of Transformation

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Do You Really Love Me?

"Do you love Me with all your heart?" I was just reading my daily Bible reading like a good girl and then, He had to ask me that question. I squirmed. The question caught me off guard. "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your mind, and all your soul...

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Walking In Favor

What is the favor of God and how do we obtain it? I went to a conference recently called Finding Favor. Some great thoughts were presented, but God had already been talking to me about this concept of favor. Wisdom At the beginning of each year I ask God for a word...

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Good-bye, Lover

I thought we were good together and then you do this to me. You seemed to be there every time I needed you. I thought you made my life better and that we were the perfect team. You listened when I cried and just your tangible presence comforted me in a way I thought...

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Stop the Noise

Sirens blaring, dogs barking, tires screeching, angry drivers yelling silent screams and obscene gestures, the constant beat of the rap music rattling my car from three cars away, exhaust fumes, bumper-to-bumper traffic on the interstate and I have a headache in first...

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About Me
Hi, I’m Teresa Shields Parker, Christian weight loss coach, author, editor and speaker. I’ve been writing since I was born or at least it feels that way. I do know I was born to write. However, it wasn’t until 2013 when I wrote my memoir, Sweet Grace: How I Lost 250 Pounds and Stopped Trying to Earn God’s Favor that I really felt I could legitimately don the moniker of author. It had been 60 years in the making.

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