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Body-Positive Inspiration

One of my favorite places for creative and visual reminders to love your body in a holistic way is Pinterest. I love that I can “unfollow” certain boards and follow others. As a result -my pinterest home page is typically pretty awesome and free… Continue Reading “Body-Positive Inspiration”

and the Word became flesh: Advent

This word that came to dwell with us, full of grace and truth has harsh words for those who would seek to tell people that one must be thin in order to properly serve God.

The Power of Photos: Claiming “Fat”

To deny a factual part of who my body is, a part that influences my interactions in this society and this economy on no small level, is to deny a fundamental part of who I am.

3 Easy Ways to Keep Thanksgiving Dinner Off Your Thighs

We have one week until the first big holiday feast of the season! Here’s some tips for Thanksgiving dinner, but they’ll work to get you though the entire holiday season.

You May Rest

The Lord is for the body

Our bodies are not an acceptable place to hang our shame. Our bodies are not up for spiritually-backed scrutiny. Our bodies are called Redeemed.

The people we love aren’t “fat”

Language matters. Understanding our language and how we use it for each other and ourselves matters.

A Feast Without Shame

Feasting is God-ordained. Feasting has beauty and power and meaning and importance. Feasting is part of family and community and learning to love the people that share this planet with us.

This Week in Faith & Fatness, vol. 2

The Lord is for the body

Here’s a couple things on faith and fatness that I ran across this past week. Find something fabulous or frown-worthy you think I should see? Leave a comment, use the contact form, or tweet it to me!

Found Poetry: Struggle

Part of my research for my master’s thesis on embodiment theology and diet devotionals involved reading a lot of diet devotionals.  One that I picked up at a thrift store is Gwen Shamblin’s Rise Above, the follow-up to her best-selling Weigh Down Diet. I… Continue Reading “Found Poetry: Struggle”

This Week in Faith & Fatness, vol. 1

Here’s some things on faith and fatness that I ran across this past week.   Find something fabulous or frown-worthy you think I should see? Leave a comment, use the contact form, or tweet it to me! 1. Over at The Gospel Coalition, Lindsey… Continue Reading “This Week in Faith & Fatness, vol. 1”