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The Other Side of Beauty

Drawing on her experience on America's Next Top Model and her work as a fashion model, Leah Darrow exposes the lies we are told about our worth being tied to our appearance and instead invites us to look again at the real meaning of beauty.

She shows how we can reclaim true and lasting beauty--the kind that doesn't depend on self-doubt, exploitation, or comparison--when we reflect God's glory and embrace our value as he made us to be:


Only when we learn to see ourselves as God does can we leave behind our culture's definitions and demands and find joy in The Other Side of Beauty.

Do Something Beautiful with Haiti180

Live the Gospel by joining me and supporting the mission of Haiti180. Haiti180 is an organization that I support and encourage you to support to. It helps children, the elderly, and those in need in Haiti as well as providing mission trips to Haiti for US pilgrims to share the joy of the Gospel. To find out more and to donate today go to


I’m a Catholic speaker, author, former model on America’s Next Top Model, a sister, daughter, wife, and mother. But I’m most especially a redeemed daughter of God. And I'm here for you, to encourage you that Truth, Beauty, and Love are real.

I help young people find real happiness and explore authentic relationships by reclaiming their worth. I also offer some killer shoe and fashion advice 🙂



Checking Your Emotional Baggage

By Leah Darrow | June 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Checking Your Emotional Baggage

Leah was invited as a guest on the Transforming Discipleship podcast, which released April 27th through Christianity Today’s In this episode, Oliver Hersey is joined by Leah Darrow, author of “The Other Side of Beauty” and Kelsey Collister, who produces that podcast. Leah walks us through John 4, where Jesus encounters the Woman at the Well.…

Motivational Monday: Leah’s Favorite Saint

By Leah Darrow | June 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Motivational Monday: Leah’s Favorite Saint

This special motivational Monday is a reflection from Leah on her favorite saint – St. Photina, the Samaritan Woman at the Well. Leah gets excited to share some thoughts on what this story reveals to us about Jesus and the relationship he desires with each one of us. (She gets a little fired up, surprise…

A Teenage Pregnancy and the Saving Power of Family

By Leah Darrow | June 1, 2020 | Comments Off on A Teenage Pregnancy and the Saving Power of Family

Chris Padgett is back on the podcast – this time, with his daughter Sarah. They tell the story of Sarah’s teenage pregnancy, the immense importance of the love of parents for their children, how welcoming little Audrey affected their whole family, and the sweetest surprise happy ending to the podcast we could have asked for.…

Your Life is a Miracle, so Act Like It (with John O’Leary)

By Leah Darrow | May 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Your Life is a Miracle, so Act Like It (with John O’Leary)

Leah invites John O’Leary back on the podcast to talk about his new book! Leah and John talk about the freedom children have in approaching life, the idea that “all work is sacred”, and what it means to put your name on your work. In his new book, IN AWE: Rediscover Your Childlike Wonder to Unleash…

Dr. Greg Teaches Us to “Remember Your Death”

By Leah Darrow | May 4, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Greg Teaches Us to “Remember Your Death”

Dr. Greg Bottaro, Executive Director of the CatholicPsych Institute, is back to talk to Leah about some timeless truths that the COVID-19 pandemic is unearthing for a lot of us. Dr. Greg and Leah start by asking “How will you be different after this time?”, which is a great question for us all to be…