about the project

In our society, beauty has become a brand. It’s sexy. It’s skinny. It has flawless skin.

If you’ve watched a movie, read a magazine, or listened to the radio in the past decade, this isn’t new information. You’ve passed the magazines and billboards of digitally altered women, and clearly heard the message,

“You’ll never be quite good enough.”

For a long time I have criticized myself against this impossible standard, questioning in my heart if I was beautiful. I’ve spent years feeling insecure, dissatisfied with the way God created me, because I don’t measure up to this standard.

But in the past year I have realized something, the standard is wrong. Beauty isn’t something that can be airbrushed or photo shopped. It’s not a certain look or body type. It’s much more than that.

The goal of this project was to highlight a different type of beauty, a kind you won‘t find in magazine. It’s a confident, strong, creative, and unique. It’s found in womans' heart and it shines through her eyes. It glorifies the Creator.

These women exemplify this beauty and have graciously shared their hearts on the subject. I hope you enjoy their wisdom and realize that

you are beautiful.

the video

Monday, June 22, 2009



Megan is a Jr. High student. She likes to act, go on the computer, play field hockey, and go over friends house.

What do you think beauty is?

“A lot of it’s from your heart, and it show’s in how you act. But it’s also from the outside. You don’t have to look like a model in a magazine, but you should take care of yourself.”

Do you think your beautiful?

“I do. I feel beautiful. When you think about, the Creator of everything, the entire universe, wanted to make you just the way you are. That makes you beautiful.”

When do you feel the most beautiful?

“I feel the most beautiful when I am reading the Bible and I see verses that say God created you.”

What do you wish women knew about real beauty?

“That your outward appearance isn’t everything. A lot of times, in Jr. High especially, a lot of girls they want to focus on their outward appearance, and they don’t really care about what’s in their heart. Your outward appearance isn’t the only thing that beauty is.”

No comments:

Post a Comment