To look at myself in the mirror and have a healthy view point of myself has been a long and tumultuous journey. If you Google the definition of self image it says that it’s “the idea one has of one’s abilities, appearance and personality.”
Have you ever started walking only to find something painful in your shoe? Even as little as a grain of sand can feel like a huge rock, it hurts so much.
As we continue to focus on the subject of a healthy self-image, I have some news that might shock some of our readers. Just because someone is thin or doesn’t struggle with weight issues doesn’t mean they automatically have a healthy self-image.
When you think about it…so much of our self -image comes from the roots of our belonging. What I mean is…much of your belief system, your ideas, your’ morals came from your background, your family, & your upbringing.
You are altogether beautiful, my love; there is no flaw in you.” Song of Songs 4:7. Verses like this are gracefully stitched into the Word and I seek them out as a women with a tender heart and one who is easily affected by the words and the beauty of others.