Do Something Beautiful
Women, All ages
People are good. You might not think that if you listen to traditional news, but that’s a lie. Everyday heroes and saints live among us and my goal is to introduce them to you.We are inspired by the words of Mother Teresa, “Do something beautiful for God. Do it with your life. Do it every day. Do it in your own way. But do it!” Leah Darrow, former model and contestant on America’s Next Top Model, draws on her experience in the beauty industry to expose the lies we are told about our worth being tied to our appearance and instead invites us to look again at the real meaning of beauty in service to mankind.
Welcome to the first of a 3-part series on the unique and yet also universal wounds that we experience as women.
We talk about where these wounds come from, going all the way back to the very first woman, Eve. We talk about our ability, as women, to be mothers, and the nuances of what that means theologically and also practically. We look at how and why our fertility and mentalities around fertility are the primary place that women experience attack. This ultimately means that our relationships suffer from these wounds: with God the Father, with members of the opposite sex, and also with fellow women. And although these wounds are universal, we see that these wounds show up differently for every woman.
The only remedy is to give our wounds back to the Lord, at the foot of the cross and to ask the Lord for healing!
Challenge for the week: Where in your life do you see that you're not fully receptive? Why? Write this one out on paper!
Tune in to our next two episodes on the unique wounds that women experience around Dreams and Babies.
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