Hi! My name is Ashley B Shepherd and I am a multi-passionate free spirit, wife, boy mom, and creator.
I love running, writing, speaking, and sharing my heart with the world. My beautiful life consists of raising my boys, working from home, and serving in my Church. But more than anything, my heart’s desire is to connect with other women and help them find their beautifully designed life that was intentionally created by God.
Like you, I never know which “hat” I will need to wear next. As a wife, mommy, business owner, and friend to many, there have been times I completely lost my identity and felt trapped in my own life. As a little girl, I felt a strong calling on my life to serve others, but as a young mom, I often found myself drowning in survival mode, where simple tasks like laundry overwhelmed me. Anxiety was my first feeling of the day, and if that wasn’t enough, the number on the scale continued to define me.
I simply couldn’t live like this anymore. I knew something had to change. I will never forget opening up my Bible and asking God to help me discover “who I was in HIM.” I searched for Scriptures that would replace the labels that I allowed to attach to my heart and mind. It was this verse that I clung to:
“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Psalm 139:14
Through trusting in God’s word the negative labels began to disappear.
God knew that it was time for me to rise up and not be a slave to my anxiety. In the fall of 2015, I asked if any other women wanted to seek God’s Word through an online Bible study. God must have known I needed accountability because He brought over 9,000 women in four weeks to our community. For the last five years, I have led Bible studies, started a podcast, wrote 3 books, and started a business. I love being passionate about multiple things and pursuing what sets my heart on fire. I believe my mission now is to encourage, equip, and empower women to discover their passion(s) and pursue them relentlessly. This life is not a dress rehearsal, let’s go live it on purpose together.
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|2015||Beautifully Designed Ministry began|
|2016||First conference with Angie Smith|
|2017||Wrote my first book – Beautifully Designed|
|2018||Wrote my First Devotion – Daily Jewels|
|2019||Wrote my first Bible Study – Aiming for Victory|
|2019||Keeli and I started our coaching/branding business Beautifully Designed For More|