God loves us no matter what we look like.
Originally posted on Operari Vitae:
I’m a 32 year old woman with very fair skin, hazel eyes, red and purple hair, and quite a few ear piercings (9 in fact). I have a tendency to stick out in a crowd and stuck out quite a bit before I started adding purple to my repertoire. That all said I’ve actually toned down my outwardly appearance and retired a lip and nose piercing.
So what does all this have to do with a blog on faith and life?
A lot actually…
As a junior in high school I found myself very harshly judged on my appearance in a church. I was raised Southern Baptist in a small town. I had, at that point, four piercings in my ears and had begun dying my hair a darker shade of red than it was naturally. My conservative parents didn’t have a lot to say about it so believe me it was…
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