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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- Read Teresa’s books beginning with Sweet Grace. Don’t forget the study guides.
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Many Christians are trying to get by today by just propping themselves up with the comforts of this world. Instead of being hungry for God’s transformative power, they are hungry for whatever their heart desires at any given moment, be it desserts, chips, or whatever...read more
Does your mind feel like a war zone? I totally understand. The biggest war I have faced is the daily battle in my mind. That was so overwhelming that for years I chose just to give in to my cravings and selfish desires. To look at me anyone would think it was a losing...read more
I fail a lot. There are also areas in which I have had great success. My successes only came after I’d made such a big mess of my life that I finally allowed the Master Designer to restore me. I had gained up to 430 pounds and my life felt like it was beyond repair....read more
The speaker asked, "Where do you want to be in five years?" This was not a new question for me. I’ve asked this question, or a version of it, to myself and those I coach many times. The question wasn’t new, but the timing was different. When I heard him ask that...read more
Belonging is a big deal to us. We will do almost anything to belong. We will fix our noses, lift and tuck our faces and other body parts, enhance some parts and try to reduce others. It’s all because we want to find a place to belong where we are at peace with...read more
Our secret fears motivate us to hide or try to hide from ourselves, others and even God. Hiding, though, never works because these kinds of fears will stay with us forever until we willingly let them go. God always see us and what He sees is the marvelous person we...read more
Do you have a sinking sickness inside that no one can diagnosis because it's not really a physical illness? You just don't feel like everything is quite right? It could be that your negative emotions are actually making you sick, like mine were. Emotionally Sick...read more
I was in eighth grade and the sponsor for our junior high newspaper had made me fiction editor. It was a big honor because usually only ninth graders got that privilege. I was the only one who had written poems and short stories that had been published when I was a...read more
Curls spilled over her face in various shades of purple. A tiny drawstring was the only thing that held baggy khaki shorts on her body. The loose, white top with open back helped to declare the colorful words tattooed on every available inch of her body that could be...read more
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.