"The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing —
to reach the Mountain, to find the place where all the beauty came from —
my country, the place where I ought to have been born. Do you think it all meant nothing,
all the longing? The longing for home? For indeed it now feels not like going, but like going back."

~C.S. Lewis

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Tasting abundant life

I was honored to write a guest post on food addiction for the Soli Deo Gloria blog as it relates to my own story with Christ. Here is the beginning of my post.

“You’re a model, and you’ve struggled with food? With self image?! But you’re not even overweight!”

That’s because it’s not about the food. At least, it wasn’t for me, not entirely. My struggle with food and body image were inextricably tied, wrapped up in the lies I believed, the agreements I’d made, the assumptions I had. It didn’t matter whether I weighed 112 pounds or 140; the insecurity lay in the obsession and the bondage, not in the scale.

As a model and actress, there was always someone thinner, always someone prettier, and when I did not get cast, it was easy for that to become a judgment on myself.

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