Physically ' Fit '

"Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself, for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body."  -I Corinthians 6:19-20
   
     Lately it has seemed that every direction I look being fit/sexy/skinny or whatever the latest view of perfect is has been in my face.  Now don't get me wrong, I'm not saying that being in shape is a bad thing, but it certainly should not define who we are or become a priority over more important things in life. 
    I have been blessed with being thin and I don't really have to battle staying that way.  But that doesn't mean that I let myself eat whatever I like or do what ever I like.  I am aware that there are consequences for my actions, but more importantly my body does not belong to me.  When I was formed in the image of God He gave me this one body, this one temple, and I am to honor him with it.  
     Every woman that I have ever known has at some point struggled with the world's idea of 'Beauty' and I'm tired of it.  I just wish there were a way to push the restart button and remind everyone that they are beautiful, that they were created in God's image, and they ARE perfect in His eyes!



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