The Size of Beauty

Shara Trott |

I recently went on a short trip for New Year’s Eve and whenever I travel I always stop at the first newsstand I see to stock up on magazines. Trashy reality television and salacious celebrity gossip are my weaknesses (and I will not apologize for that). Standing in front of the huge monument-like wall, plastered with every major female-centric publication, I noticed something quite alarming but sadly not at all unusual.

The Journey: Langre’

Langre’ Michele |


It was back in 2011 when I made a commitment to change my life.


(How’s that for a dramatic introduction?)


I note the year because it is a reminder for me that CHANGE is hard. Change is work. Change takes time. When I think of the date, I can acknowledge how far I’ve come, but I it also humbles me to remember that every day is a process. Every one should be given a a measure of grace that we, ourselves, have been given. It’s a marker for me to remember a lot can happen in a few years.