Kimberley Payne
Aug 10 · 2 min read
Photo by Robert Balog via pixabay

How easy (or difficult) is it for you to stand in front of a mirror and say, “I’m beautiful”?

Don’t feel like trying? Tried it, but have trouble believing it?

Remember that God’s Word, the Bible, tells you that He created you.

He loves you and He wants you to love yourself.

You are beautiful.

He has made everything beautiful. (Ecclesiastes 3:11)

It’s extremely important for you to feel good about yourself, no matter what your size, or looks, or ability. God wants you to be the most beautiful and useful person you can be.

Your value is not found in physical appearance but in being a child of God.

Don’t just endure life, enjoy it! You can enjoy healthy living — physically and spiritually. Taking care of your body and tending to your spirit adds joy to your life.

A friend of mine shared, “As for believing I am beautiful, well, God has been working with me on that one for the past year.

Today, I can actually tell myself (and believe it on most days) that I am as God made me — beautiful, loving, gracious, strong, healthy, and of sound mind.

I thought the exact opposite of this for most of my life.

It is amazing how believing God’s words and denying Satan’s attacks can actually change how we see ourselves.

It has been a slow process. However, positive talk does work to change our worldly beliefs.”

Remember, God loves beauty and He created you.


(excerpt from Women of Strength — Mirror, mirror)


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