"Beauty From Ashes"

You don’t need to be perfect to be loved by a Perfect God | CompassionThatCompels.org
by Amber Swenson What happens when you don’t feel beautiful anymore? This was the same heart-stabbing question I asked myself every time I caught a glimpse of my hairless reflection. Looking at that image in … Read More

"A Clean Heart"

Jennifer finds cleansing through cleaning after a cancer diagnosis. A Clean Heart | CompassionThatCompels.org
I don’t remember how I came across Compassion That Compels; it may have been Facebook or Instagram. I I had finished chemotherapy and was approaching a bilateral mastectomy. I received a message that there was a Compassion … Read More

"How a Journal Saved my Life"

I sat at the curb in a wheelchair as the hospital attendant tried to make small talk. I didn’t mean to be rude, but I simply wasn’t up for pleasantries. After all, I had just … Read More

"Why I Love My Scars"

My Scars, My Roadmap | CompassionThatCompels.org
by Danielle Stepp Society loves perfection.  A flawless diamond, a porcelain complexion, or a chocolate so smooth it feels like satin in your mouth.  The closer something is to perfect, the higher its quality.  Or … Read More