Why ? ---Please take the time to read this

by Olivia Scott

Why change what God has given us? I understand make-up and the basic girly primping but why go past that? We have this ideal image of perfection in our minds that we feel an obligation to come to, yet we're loosing sight on true beauty. If God wanted us all to look like the edited pictures we MAKE, he'd do that. The thing is we were made in God's likeness so why should we as imperfect humans tamper with that? Have you ever typed in 'inner beauty' through images? I did a second ago and majorly what came up was images of flowers. Not edited. Not anything but natural inner beauty. Something so simple is so beautiful.

I realize that this one message wont change everyone and you might forget about it in 20 min, but its changed me. I had a chance to put things in words and definitely into perspective. I'm a freshman in highschool, and i'm surrounded with insecurities. I'm shocked at how strongly I feel about this and how much support and facts I could pull of the top of my head. Now I understand.

Even if you arent a spiritual person, please say a little prayer for all the girls and boys out there even right under you nose who are having trouble with a media influenced perfection.

- Thanks and God Bless you

Comments for Why ? ---Please take the time to read this

Click here to add your own comments

by: shaniece

i totally agree with this
i will admit that i do wear make up
and i understand that you are not saying that the only reason for girls weraing makeup is becaus they are all insecure
but i really do agree with you when you say
that there are many insecure people in high skool
u are getting started off on the right foot for being a freshman in high school when it comes to your self confidence and beliefs

just keep focusing on God no matter hwo hard high school may become whether you may be dealing with drama or school work
even if you feel as if God has left you and you feel over stressed, just remember that he will take you through some rough times for a reason

God bless,

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Thoughts on the "Evolution" Video and How the Media Portrays Women.

FREE Book and Bible Study for Teen Girls

Sign Up Below & Get This eBook FREE

Thank you for subscribing!

Get More Information

Let's Connect Online

Free Daily Devos
for Teen Girls

Sign up below to have these devos sent to your email daily.

Thank you for subscribing!

Click here for weekly devos or to find out more!

Get the Books!

21 Devos 
Only $0.99

Volume 1

Volume 2 

Books for All Ages

Candid Conversations -
Read real life stories from real Christian women, and discover how God has used their struggles to either refine their faith or used their faith to help them weather the storm. 

Get your copy here

Body Image Lies Women Believe - Read 26 different stories from 26 women and learn how to overcome body image lies with God's truth.

Get your copy here

Broken Crayons Still Color - Shelley Hitz shares how our biggest regrets, failures and mistakes become what God uses the most in our lives. 

Get your copy here

Worthy To Be Loved - We're told that purity is precious; that our virginity is a gift. So what happens once that "gift" has been opened? Join Jessica in this book to find out.

Get your copy here

Please note that we are a member of the Amazon affiliate program which is designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Get True Beauty Stuff!