The B Word

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Here is a reality confession and tale of a journey that speaks wisely into the demon battles we all engage with daily. Bravo sister! Thank you for transparency and words of encouragement! Praise Jesus for His sweet belief in us and commitment to see us through to the other side of our weaknesses to become wise and strong and equipped to accomplish amazing things by His Spirit.

BeautyBeyondBones


Ahh, it’s that time of year again.

And no, I’m not talking about mistletoe. Or eggnog. Or oversized sweaters with Uggs.


I’m talking…

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Yes, friends. The time is upon us.

In case you haven’t heard, this Tuesday, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is coming to us live – err, pre-recorded – from CBS.

And spoiler alert: I will not be watching.

It’s not because I’m anti-VS. Not because I’m a prude.

It’s because I do not want to send my heart mixed messages about something that has taken me years to understand.

Beauty.

During my anorexia, beauty was an obsession. At least in the beginning. What began as giving sweets up for Lent, quickly turned into a severe eating disorder, shattering my self-worth and annihilating any inkling of self-love. And with it, my concept of beauty.

I’m not here to give you some…

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6 thoughts on “The B Word

  1. Hi Jan! Thanks again for the reblog:) I appreciate the support and affirming words! You’re so right, Jesus will see us through everything with unwavering love. Hugs to you this Christmas season ❤️❤️

  2. My pleasure! Keep up the good work! I love to pass along your vibrant, humble story to as many as I possibly can. They are words from the King’s table. O taste and see that the Lord is GOOD!

    Thank you for your good wishes. Have an awesome Christmas season yourself! You are a blessing!

  3. Yes. It’s like the story of Pinochio. Very alluring and entrapping. It’s hard not to be influenced by the glitz and promises of the carnival of fun and sophistication.

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