Today is my son’s birthday. He’s 15. He’s probably the tallest 15-year-old I know. And he has big feet, but that’s beside the point.
I’m telling you this because last year I forgot his birthday.
So what does that have to do with today’s Grace & Truth post?
Well, for one, it’s important to remember these things. (Even if migraines cause memory loss.) Lesson learned.
But more importantly, it’s because today’s featured post has actually been featured before. However, since she linked up again, and I wasn’t a host last time, I’m totally featuring it again.
It’s that good.
(And I checked the rules, it’s fair game.)
The Bible & Body Image
About a year and a half ago, I wrote a post called Faith, Fat, & Fitness. It was probably one of my most popular posts. Not just online, but it’s one of the ones people have stopped me at church or around town to tell me they appreciated.
Why did it go over so well?
Because women could relate.
So when I came across Diane’s post, What The Bible Says About Body Image, I knew it was the one I wanted to feature. She shares some great Scriptural truths in her post, but she also is just plain honest. And that’s what I liked the most.
I didn’t read her post thinking I needed to do better or try harder. I read it with a sense of relief.
If I haven’t already given you a link overload, I also wanted to mention that Becky Hastings, another regular Grace & Truth blogger, linked up her post, A Love Letter To My Body which is also worth reading if you have time. So, you know, there’s that.What does the Bible say about body image? Find out and link up with Grace and Truth… Click To Tweet
Now For This Week’s Link Up!
Let’s bless and encourage one another in our walk with the Lord…
We hope this link-up will be a source of encouragement each week. If you are a Christian blogger, we invite you to link up and meet new friends within the Christian blogging community. If you’re a reader, we encourage you to visit new bloggers and discover women who love Jesus as much as you do. Whoever you are, we hope you’ll meet Jesus here.
Join us each Friday for the Grace & Truth Link-Up!
1.) Follow your hosts via their blog and/or social media channels. This is not mandatory, but appreciated.
2.) Leave 1-2 of your most recent Christian Living posts. Please do not link DIY, Crafts, Recipes, etc. Links of this kind will be deleted. We also reserve the right to delete posts that don’t align with the theme or that are deemed by the hostesses to be inappropriate. If you have questions about Grace & Truth or link-ups in general, you can watch our YouTube video: What is a Link-Up?.
3.) Visit 1-2 other links and leave a meaningful comment. We want to encourage community, so please don’t link and run. To see how to leave a link, you can watch our YouTube video: How to Link Up.
4.) All links are randomly sorted – feel free to link as early or as late as you’d like. The playing field is even!
In order to be featured next week:
4.) Grab a button and/or link back to one of our hosts to encourage new linkers. This is not mandatory to participate, but is required to be featured.
Each host will choose one blog to feature in their Grace & Truth Link-Up post and promote via their social media channels next week.
Grab a Badge and Link Back to this Post.
Now Let’s Link Up!Have you linked up your Christian blog posts with the Grace and Truth link up? I did! Click To Tweet
I’ve also co-authored a book for teen girls called, Mirror Mirror… Am I Beautiful? In it, today’s teens get practical, real-life, biblical advice for the issues they deal with every day… Body Image. Beauty. Fashion. Sex. Dating. Self Esteem. Relationships. And more. You can find out more about this book (and the leader’s guide) here.