For the first 6 posts in the summer blog series, A Girl’s Guide to Self-Confidence, click HERE.
Over the past six weeks, we have done our best, as mothers, to have a more positive self-image in order to be better role models for our daughters. We have tried to focus on the real meaning of beauty, one that is a reflection of God’s standards, not our own or that of our society.
We have tried to keep in mind that words are just words and do not define us, while remembering to keep our own tongue in check when we speak. We have tried to learn from other confident women who boldly share their stories and struggles, in hopes that someone will grow from what they share.
We have tried to be more involved in our child’s life despite our best efforts to hide our bodies, and remember that life is worth living, even if we hate swimsuit season. And we have tried to focus on our dreams and goals, and remember that we all have talents and God-given gifts, so we shouldn’t stifle them but seek after them passionately…
Here’s what God says: