Can an Ugly Sister Find Contentment?

Can an Ugly Sister Find Contentment?

To me it’s the meanest verse in the whole Bible: Genesis 29:17.  “Leah’s eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful in form and appearance.” Some scholars have tried to write it off—to interpret Leah’s weak eyes as something different than a beauty deficiency. But to me...

Confession of a TV Lover

Confession of a TV Lover

I have a confession to make: I love television. I always have. In fact, if a movie we own happens to be on television, I’d rather watch it with commercials than turn the TV off and pop in the disc. Crazy, right? There’s just something about TV. It’s part of my story....

Just a Little More Beauty, Lord

Just a Little More Beauty, Lord

Just a little more beauty, Lord. That’s what I’m asking from you. I’m not begging for a model’s thighs or to wear a slim size two. Smooth out these rolls, this dimply skin, lift up some sag, if you will. Wipe out each stretch mark too please, Lord. I know you have the...

Heather Creekmore
Heather Creekmore spent decades on the treadmill--chasing beauty and perfecting her image. Now Heather's passion is to help women find freedom from the pressure to achieve a certain look and help them find their true purpose in this life. Heather's blog and podcast called Compared to Who? encourages women to dig into the spiritual roots of poor body image and comparison. Heather holds a B.A. in Speech Communication and a M.A. in Public Policy and spent thirteen years running political campaigns and raising money for non-profit causes. She's wife to Eric, a Marine fighter pilot turned pastor and homeschooling mom to four. Originally a black pants wearing East Coast girl, Heather and her family now reside in the land of big earrings and bejeweled denim--Texas. Check out Heather’s books, Compared to Who? A Proven Path to Improve Your Body Image (Leafwood, 2017) and The Burden of Better: How a Comparison-Free Life Leads to Joy, Peace and Rest (Leafwood, 2020). Or, connect with Heather on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest or through her blog or podcast.

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