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Anonymous asked: First of all, I think you're great! I recently started following your blog & it's mega encouraging and raw. A rare find. But my question is, from a Christian guy's perspective, is the typical thin, American beauty the most attractive? I don't fit the mold & sometimes that I worry that I need to change my body in order to be desired- but that's b.s. and I don't want to have to change to be beautiful in someone else's eyes. I'd rather be single for life than force my body to be something its not.
Thank you for your words of encouragement! They mean a lot to me.
This is a question that I can only share His heart about, but ultimately you need your Papa to tell you you are beautiful. Because you are. I have a big heart for His daughters—one of the reasons being because I, rather unintentionally or intentionally, didn’t treat them the best way that I could. I desire all of His daughter to know that they are so beautiful. Not because some dude thinks so, but because their Father thinks so. The “American beauty” image you were talking about, I believe, is a perversion on the earth. A person is comprised of a spirit FIRST. Their body will age, with time. What then? If you’re love is rooted solely in your spouses looks, you’ve missed it.
My friend Hannah is amazing with this subject. Her blog is favoredgrace.tumblr.com She has some amazing revelation about relationships/image/etc. Being a girl, if you have further questions, I’d recommend going to her and to Papa. But for the sake of the question I wanted to give you a christian guy’s perspective. I am still growing in this as well: in veiwing His daughters the way He does and even myself. If I feel insecure, I ask Papa what He thinks. Try that. Ultimately, children are defined by their Father. When Jesus came up out of the water, His Father spoke His identity over Him saying He was His Son. That, in turn, anchored him for the attack the devil brought in the wilderness, asking “If you are the Son….” The point is, Your Father defines you. Not a guy. Your future guy will see you the way He does, first by who you really are, by the spirit. That american beauty is lie is really meant to oppress someone who is meant to be EQUAL with man. Same with guys. If you aren’t tall, muscular, and handsome you aren’t desirable. You see how its all sensual? I thought we first look at the spirit? Didn’t His blood establish the value of every person? I’m not saying Im not going to think my future lady isn’t gorgeous, because I will. But what I am saying is that if that is the MAIN reason Im attracted to her, think she is beautiful, and am with her, I’ve missed it and placed her value on looks.
Im glad you recognize that it is b.s. That is His mercy revealing how its trash from hell. I hope this helps! You’re amazing, and Im sorry for how any person in the past has treated you based on looks.