IMAGE (pt. 4): Rock the External
We’ve come to the end of the image series <sniff, sniff>. The intentional focus forced me to think a lot about image, lies I’ve believed, and areas in which my mind needed to be renewed. It also helped me to not need people’s approval—and I had a good week to put it into practice with my cut. :)
During the other weeks of the series, as we looked inward, many of you dropped comments like, “But I do value my outward appearance and try to look nice.” Or “I think both the inward and the outward are important.” I smiled because I knew we’d have ample opportunity to dish about it in the final week.
Our outward appearance is important. We’re walking representatives of our Lord. We want to bring Him glory in all we do, which includes how we present ourselves. When we think about the outward, we might tend to think more about what not to wear. After all, in our culture, we’re bombarded with images of clothing that leave next-to-nothing to the imagination.
But I thought it would be fun to focus on and celebrate the freedom in our choices. Among this blog group alone, I’m sure there’s a great spectrum. We could walk into a mall, and we’d each know which store caters to our particular style, from clothing to shoes to makeup . . . all of it reflecting the uniqueness of how God created us.
So let’s talk about rocking the external. After you watch the video HERE or below, let’s discuss the following:
Do you enjoy rocking the external? Do you keep it simple when it comes to appearance—whether clothing, hair, jewelry, makeup, shoes—or do you have a flair for fashion?
Do you (especially single sisters) ever deal with comments from others about how you should dress, like the woman mentioned in the video? And for married sisters, do you give time and attention to your appearance still (and would your husband agree :-))?