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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Behaviors Follow Belief

What do you believe? We only have to watch a person's behaviors to understand what they really believe. That means the same is true of ourselves. What Does It Mean To Believe? “The bottom line is, we don’t believe God is good and has power over everything,” Jeremy...

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The Food Fight

God has a destiny assignment for each of us. He will do anything to get us there. The evil one also knows our assignment better than we do and he will do anything to stop us from getting there. God is fighting for us, but we can thwart our destiny by eating out of the...

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Destiny Calling

Whatever we are struggling with, whether it be depression, frustration, overwhelming circumstances, stress, anger, loneliness, shame, regret, low self-esteem, difficult relationships, God wants us to run to Him instead of a substance to numb or temporarily cover our...

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Give Yourself The Gift of Health

We had our children late in life. Our son was born and then six and half years later our beautiful daughter was born. I lost weight in order to be able to have another child and yet, I gained it back plus more after she was born. My children need me. I needed to give...

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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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