Happy New Year!! I hope you had a beautiful Christmas surrounded by the ones you love.
Today is one of the most exciting days of my life. My heart is humbled to the core as we launch Tirzah Magazine.
Originally, I was just going to rebrand this blog, Lovely Thoughts, on a self-hosted site, but the more work I put in, the more God prompted me to dream bigger. So, I bought the domain name and with a whole lot of prayer, got to work.
I’ve dreamed of starting a Christian magazine for young women since I was a little girl, and as this blog began getting more visitors, God showed me that my blog had become my ministry. That in this virtual mission field, the words I write have influence and are making an impact, because this is His plan.
There are so many blogs, websites, and magazines out there today that claim to promote Christian values for young women, but I’ve found that many of them are shallow and often fall short of edifying Biblical standards. I get so frustrated when I visit one of these sites, only to find the same stuff that I would find on the pages of any secular women’s magazine: beauty how-tos, the latest fashion trends, diet tips and relationship advice. The only thing that’s different is all of this is wrapped up in religion with a few Bible quotes and a self-proclaimed Christian focus.
wo All that other stuff isn’t bad, but it promotes a shallow way of life that so easily causes many young women to focus on worldly, superficial things instead of their faith and calling on this earth.
That’s why I pray this magazine fills in this gap online to talk about the stuff that really matters. This is not yet another site with beauty tutorials or dating advice. Instead, we talk about inner beauty that can’t be found at Sephora and the kinds of love stories that are pure and Godly.
Click here to read more of my letter from the editor about the vision I have for the new website, learn about our newly launched Princess Academy (a virtual school for girls to learn more about living a set-apart life), and enter to win an iPhone 5 case from Bodacious Cases in your favorite colors!
I will continue to keep this site running as my personal blog to document future adventures (although I probably won’t post over the next few weeks as my focus will be on Tirzah Magazine).
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I can’t wait to see what God has in store for this new venture! Thank you so much for all of your support and patience over the last few months! Y’all are awesome!