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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The quiet is active tonight as I lay. For each one dear to me, I pray. I know He hears the words I say. In His time He will act by night and day. His promises I believe. His grace I do receive. His miracles I perceive Are the gifts to me He leaves. I show my love...read more
“Where am I and how did I get here?” Overcomer said softly to no one but herself. The answer came from someone above her climbing up the steep wall of the deep ravine. Desperately Hungry for Everything “You came here for the goodies down there just like I did,” said...read more
Why did God give us physical bodies anyway? Wouldn’t it be better to just have a soul and spirit, the real essence of us? After all, it’s in our bodies where all the desires reside which lead us to make wrong choices. So humanly speaking, how can we ever make the...read more
I love the New Year and it’s new beginnings. 2018 is just around the corner. Guess what the number 18 represents spiritually? It’s overcoming bondages! There is nothing that feels more enslaving that not being able to lose weight and get rid of cravings. This is your...read more
How does the anointing help us accomplish the task God has called us to? A coaching client asked me that question recently. My first response was that without us understanding that we are weak and we need His Spirit to empower us we can’t accomplish any task we know...read more
It's Demo Day at our house. Kind-of feels like I’m living in Fixer Upper! Every time I watch that show, I’m reminded of how we all need a Demo Day followed by a Design Day to start the transformation for our own lives. Demo Day Demo Day is the day when we remove all...read more
We all mess up, right? Last night somehow an old email from September got sent out. It's a great post called Am I Free If I Don't Feel Free. You can click on the link to read it on the blog if you like. Anyway at the end it gives the link to VIP Freedom Coaching which...read more
Jesus, of course, is the original Overcomer. He overcame sin, death and the grave. Many times while here on earth He gave His disciples glimpses of how He would be remembered. Right before He went to the cross, He had a heart-to-heart with His buddies, those who'd...read more
Forgiveness could be considered selfish on our part, but it is a good kind of selfish, one that God condones. It is akin to loving ourselves. There’s really nothing in forgiveness for the person who wronged us or did something that hurt us. They don’t care if we...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.