We call ourselves fat. We think our skin is too dark. A�We wish we were a bit taller. A�We want more beauty, if we think we have any at all!A�
Because of all these a�?flawsa��, we seek approval from our mirrors daily but it fails us ever so often.
But is that what true beauty is?A�
I have struggled with weight issues from as far back as I can remember. I would be slim this minute and then the next few months I would f eel like an elephant. I felt great when I was smaller in size but the journey to that destination would be excruciating and uncomfortable. It was an unhealthy lifestyle; I took a bottle of pills for one month and I lost 20 pounds but later I gained 40.A�
As exaggerated as it may sound, that was how it was for years.A�
It was not until recently that I began to appreciate my body. I had to constantly remind myself that whilst it is essential to eat properly and exercise, being at a certain weight does not define my destination in life.A�
I encourage you, the ladies and gentlemen reading this article, to love the way you look.A�
Wouldn’t it be a boring world if we all looked the same? Yes it would be.A�
Our bodies are merely our transportation, a vehicle being used for a much greater part of us. It is a temporary house for the spiritual man. Maintenance of the house is necessary, but do not focus solely on the outward appearance, there’s much more beneath.A�
As Dr. Wayne Dyer once said, “always remember, you are a soul with a body and not a body with a soul.”
We were all fearfully and wonderfully made by Him who loves us.
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