Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Book Review: Weightless
A few weeks ago I picked up Kate Wicker's Weightless and had a hard time putting it down. The focus of this book is that of helping women to find peace with their bodies. In her book Kate shares her own personal struggles with her body image and how she overcame those struggles to appreciate her body and not obsess over things that the media would have you believe are flaws.
Each chapter of this book has a combination of stories and scripture as well as a meditation and reflection questions/points. When I picked up this book I doubted whether or not much in it would pertain to me, but even I was able to find many pearls of wisdom which resonated with me.
I'd recommend this book to any woman who struggles or has struggled with her body image. Whether you're obsessing over a few extra pounds, or bony ankles, there's something in this book that will help you to see past that and look at what's really important. I also think mothers of girls need to read this book. Whether your daughter is an infant or a teenager, there's something in this book to help you help your daughter to be comfortable in her own skin and not get hung up on pursuing an unrealistic ideal set by the media.
I was provided with a complimentary review copy of this book by the publisher, Servant Books, in exchange for my honest review. You can take a peek inside this book at Amazon.