Episode Transcription by Fayelle Ewuakye. Find her on Twitter at @FayelleEwuakye. **************** (music) You gave us these bodies And You called them good You gave us these bodies And You called them good May we love them as You do Let us love them… Continue Reading “Fat and Faithful Live! 8-17-2020”
Losing weight when you are a fat acceptance advocate is a bit of a mental roller coaster. Add in a culture panicking about gaining the “pandemic 15,” and I have had to constantly remind myself that the bagginess of my clothes is not a moral victory.
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I co-host podcast with Amanda Martinez Beck. Our podcast is also called Fat and Faithful that you can find wherever you listen to your podcasts. Or, you can listen online at: : http://fatandfaithful.libsyn.com/ Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @fatandfaithful Amanda and I send… Continue Reading “Fat & Faithful Podcast”
A friend asked me to share her story with you – and I am delighted to do so. Valerie is a new mom to a darling little boy. She, like most of us, has struggled with her body image but is finding joy in… Continue Reading “A Mother’s Body”
It is past time for an update on my faith and fatness work. Here’s what I’ve been up to since I last shared with you: I am writing a book! Fortress Press and Theology for the People will be publishing my book on Fatness… Continue Reading “Catching Up”
I was afraid there wouldn’t be a baptismal robe large enough to fit me.
I had the privilege of writing an article for Christianity Today this week. This article first appeared on October 14, 2015 on Her.Meneutics In all of my remembered days, two truths remain constant: I believe in God, and I am fat. While there have been seasons… Continue Reading “God Loves Fat Bodies As They Are”
I have no problem advocating for people to take care of their bodies as well as they can. I just believe that including “weight loss” in that care speaks more to our cultural obsession with thinness than it does to physical, mental, or spiritual health.