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The Altar’d State Partnership: Making an Impact through Fashion

On June 2, Altar’d State-West Town Mall in Knoxville featured the most BEAUTIFUL models in a fashion show – Compassion That Compels OVERCOMERS! Unique to this show was a video chat appearance in the show by OVERCOMER Samantha Muncy and her daughter, Andi, making the day extra special to the

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God Can Use a Simple Gift

We recently watched our daughter-in-law, Stacy, bravely battle cancer before we lost her in February. I want you to know how much Compassion That Compels impacted us after a shopping trip to Altar'd State in Lexington, Kentucky. Stacy and I went shopping not knowing it would be our last time.

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I Was Sad and She Brightened My Day

Last year, I found out that I have a rare cancer called Gestational Trophoblastic Disease. I’ve been fighting this for almost a year and a half. I am in Chicago for 6 weeks, 9 hours away from my family, in hopes to finally cure my cancer after a long year

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Behind the Scenes of a Mission Monday Meet & Greet

By Denise Allen, Kim Hutson, and Debbie Jones When you visit a Compassion That Compels Meet and Greet for Mission Monday, you are in for a treat. Before you ever arrive, hours of preparation have gone into making sure each detail is just right and every guest feels welcomed and

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Back on My Feet

  My cancer journey began June 2018. I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and underwent numerous test, surgeries, chemo and radiation. During this time, I knew I was never alone and that I never fought alone. God connected me and Kristianne with Compassion that Compels during my treatments. She reached

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Altar’d State Mission Monday: 1,000 Women Fighting Cancer

For this year’s Mission Monday, we’re honored to partner with 72 Altar’d State stores and their online store from April 22nd- June 10th! You have several opportunities to shop and support women fighting any type of cancer! 10% of every purchase on a Monday will be donated to Compassion That

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The Power of a Simply Bobby Pin

A bobby pin is a simple item created to hold beautiful locks of hair in place or to adorn your flowing locks. Bobbie pins come in all sizes; some created with all sorts of lovely bejeweling. Many of us can find them at the bottom of our handbag or in

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Believe in the Yes

As I write this blog post, I am relishing in the beauty of the now with my two boys, Thomas and Aidan, our ever-faithful pug, Duncan, and my dedicated dad, Ian. I’m also lovingly remembering the most beautiful woman I have ever known: my mom, Jean. While I’m feeling peaceful

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Changes – Make Them Work for You

So much can change in a year. This statement keeps playing over in my head as the calendar rolls us into 2019. This time last year, I was waiting for the next phase of reconstructive surgery after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy in November 2017. My hair had changed after 16

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