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Sarah S.








I remember talking with Jeffrey a few years ago. He told me his story and about his love for his organization, Shear Hope. Initially I remember thinking that it was really cool but also something I could never contribute to. I could never shave off my hair that was at the time everything to me, almost who I was. As the time continued I began seeing how beautiful all of these girls were and what their journey has done for them and the families they touched. I started to feel joy and a longing to contribute to the organization, but still I was unable to let go of my hair. Last February (2012), I was in church glorifying God when I felt Him speak to me. He told me to let go of everything I thought was beautiful and embrace what He knows is beautiful. I instantly knew He was talking about my hair. Growing up I never felt beautiful or skinny. I always thought that I was just average. The one thing that I always thought made me look pretty was my beautiful, long hair. It is the one part of me that I have always loved.

I was excited when I heard God speak to me. I wanted to embrace His beauty instead of mine, but I continued to be hesitant. It's hard when you have a low self-esteem to let go of a piece of yourself. I was hopeful and everyday tried to lift myself up. I wanted to embrace the beauty of God. The love, joy, and peace He gives me. "Beauty in the eye of the Creator" is what I say now. I wanted to let go of what society tells me is beautiful and fully embrace God's beauty. It's nothing that I can earn but is a full gift through Christ. Then one day I woke up and just knew, I was ready. I wanted to share this opportunity to bless another person with something I have loved so long. I want to give them an opportunity to have beautiful hair. Although we are all beautiful with or without hair, if I help someone feel just a tad bit prettier with this hair then my job is complete.

This step is a beginning of a new time in my life. I am showing my daughter what true beauty is and teaching her the beauty of Christ within me. I am walking in faith and I pray others do too. I hope anyone who reads this or sees my story can embrace their true beauty, not what society tells us is beautiful, but the "beauty in the eye of the creator," because in the end that is what really matters.

1 Peter 3:3-4 ESV
Do not let your adorning be external-the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear- but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious.

Augusta's event was held on December 19th, 2012 at a private residence.

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