A few years ago I  wrote a book, titled, A Rag Doll’s Heart, it’s about a woman’s journey to her worth in Christ. Before I tell you why I wrote the book, I first want to share with you some history of the rag doll.

A rag doll used to be a popular toy as far back as the Roman Empire. It was a cloth figure sewn from spare scraps of material…nothing of value and very cheaply made.  They at first had no facial features at all and they were usually stuffed with the least appealing fabric. It didn’t matter if you tossed her around because it didn’t cost anything to make.

I wrote A Rag Doll’s Heart, because I found that many women, myself included, view ourselves as rag dolls, having little or no value and sadly thinking it’s permissible to have our hearts tossed around and our spirits crushed. Somehow life taught us early that we were as worthless as a little made of scraps doll; faceless and invisible.

It’s very painful to see yourself as faceless. But that’s what I became after my father died when I was a young girl. I was anonymous and ignored by those around me…a cast off. No one saw my misery and lonliness. They weren’t interested in helping me, for thier pain was too severe to perceive mine. It’s a very hopeless state to be in and I know that many women have felt the same way at some time in their life.

Though I felt abondoned and unloved, I was not like a faceless rag doll. That was a lie imbeded in my soul because of other’s selfish acts. I know we all have lies that were born out of people’s mistreatment of us and my prayer is that we don’t allow these lies to be established as truth in our hearts. We should never live from that place that brought us so much pain. It does not need to define who you are today. Do not allow your worth to be determined by the evil done to you. Instead, live in knowing that your worth is built upon the immensity of Christ’s love for you. He saw your brokenness and came to rescue you from the lies that have you enslaved. Eliminating the deceit from your soul can be a difficult road, but I want us to go on this journey together. Some are further ahead on the path and can help others just starting out. That is why I wrote the book and built this website; so women can come together and encourage one another on their jounrey to worth in Christ.

There’s more to come each week so please come back and tell your friends that this is a place of safety and inspiration!

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Posted by , July 2, 2020 10 comments

10 comments

  1. You are an inspiration and testament to all and heart for God will show others that we are loved.

    Comment by Denise Hatfield on June 29, 2017 at 1:20 am

  2. I love you my friend, I pray this fellowship of women can help mend your heart in this time of deep loss.

    Comment by Maggie Simmons on July 6, 2017 at 4:42 pm

  3. Maggie, GREATNESS!!! Can’t wait to hear more!

    Comment by Judy Manson on June 29, 2017 at 1:48 am

  4. You are such a blessing to me….thank you for joining us!

    Comment by Maggie Simmons on July 6, 2017 at 4:41 pm

  5. thank you so much for starting this up I will be watching for more GOD BLESS YOU

    Comment by Shawnna Manson on June 29, 2017 at 10:22 pm

  6. Thank you for joining us! I’m so excited for you to be here!

    Comment by Maggie Simmons on July 6, 2017 at 4:41 pm

  7. This has really hit the heart of me! I know GOD lead me to this blog! If we as Woman can see our value lies in GOD not ppl or things or our jobs!

    Comment by Margarita Fuentes on June 29, 2017 at 11:19 pm

  8. So, happy you’re here Margarita and that you were blessed! Thank you for your kind words!

    Comment by Maggie Simmons on July 6, 2017 at 4:40 pm

  9. Hello Maggie! My name is Kate. My blog is a resource of inspirational quotes about marriage, parenting, and faith. I hope your book is available worldwide as a I live outside US.

    Comment by Kate Fabian on July 11, 2017 at 7:42 am

  10. Hi Kate, Thank you for stopping by and reading my blog. Yes, my book can be purchased through Amazon. The link is on my home page.I’m excited to keep up with your blog, also!

    Comment by Maggie Simmons on July 12, 2017 at 6:02 pm

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