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Breaking Body Image Shame With Rachael Gilbert

November 28, 2023
00:00 29:03
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Do all the parties, cookie exchanges, and holiday meals this time of year prick your insecurities and create anxiety? Do you find yourself simultaneously enjoying home-baked treats and calculating how many hours at the gym each bite will cost? More importantly, do you ever long for the day when you don't stress about your body? In our photo-shopped, filtered, social media culture, is that even possible? Faith Over Fear guest Rachael Gilbert, author of Image Restored, says yes and shares her inside out approach to learning to feel comfortable in our skin, whatever shape it encompasses. 

(Scroll down for discussion/reflective questions.)

Resource Mentioned: Image Restored: Tear Down Shame and Insecurity to Experience a Body Image Renovation. 

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Discussion/Reflective Questions:

  1. What resonated with you most in this episode?
  2. What body image messages have you absorbed from your social circle?
  3. What body image messages have you received from generations before you?
  4. How often do you put your thoughts "on trial"?
  5. How often do you check your negative thinking against the truth of Scripture?
  6. In what ways might a negative body image be impacting your relationships
  7. How might your life change were you to feel confident in your skin?
  8. What is one action step God might be asking you to take, having listened to this episode?

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Jennifer Slattery, founder of Wholly Loved Ministries, is a multi-published author, national speaker, and speaking coach passionate about helping God's children reach their full potential and live fully surrendered to Christ. She’s also one of the hosts of the Your Daily Bible Verse podcast. Find her online at
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Carol Ogle McCracken is a fun-loving wedding planner, speaker, Bible teacher, and author who brings to Scripture to inspire a personal, vibrant relationship with Him. Her authentic challenges faced while journeying through alcoholism, raising a child with special needs, and divorce, equip her to teach, entertain and encourage you. Carol currently serves as the Minister of Discipleship at her home church and is a Christian communicator in many different forums, large and small, and especially enjoys teaching at women’s retreats. Her book Wisdom, Where to Find It if You've Lost, Forgotten, or Never Had It was released in November 2020.
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