In the places where our adolescents are given a narrow or shallow definition of an acceptable body, Jesus offers a message that is wider and deeper.
A Letter to My Daughter About Her Body
I pray God will fill you with the grace to understand how beloved you are and how beautifully he created you. That knowing how he made you, sees you, delights in you, and rescued you will carry you through life and all of its ups and downs. I pray you’ll remember the truth about your heart and your body, and as you do, that you’ll be thankful.
One day while I was out shopping with my mom, we came across a book called The 17 Day Diet: A Doctor’s Plan Designed for Rapid Results. I remember watching her flip through the pages as I eagerly…