One Size Fits All and Other Fables
Liz Curtis HiggsThin does not guarantee health, happiness or a husband! So says exuberant humorist Liz Curtis Higgs in this thought-provoking look at size and self-image. She urges that all women, regardless of size or shape, need tobe reminded of...
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Liz Curtis HiggsThin does not guarantee health, happiness or a husband! So says exuberant humorist Liz Curtis Higgs in this thought-provoking look at size and self-image. She urges that all women, regardless of size or shape, need tobe reminded of Gods complete and loving acceptance. 183 pages, from Thomas Nelson.
Dieting is all the rage in today's society. Thin is in! How many people continue to diet even though they yo-yo, gaining pounds, losing them only to gain them back. Instead of continually trying to be thinner, Liz Curtis Higgs introduces a unique insight: love your body just the way it is. Prepare to be encouraged and look at our bodies in a whole new light, God's light!
Contents^^Introduction^Fable #1: "There's a Thin Person Trapped Inside You" A Women's Health Educator Speaks...^Fable #2: "All It Takes Is a Little Willpower" A Nurse Speaks ^Fable #3: "You're Just Big Boned" An OBGYN Speaks.^Fable #4: "You Are What You Eat" (If That Were True, I'd Be Yogurt) A Nutritionist Speaks..^Fable #5: "All Fat People Are Lazy" A Fitness Expert speaks.^Fable #6: "Things Would Be Perfect If I Were a Size 10" A Psychologist Speaks.^Fable #7: "Large Women Adore Wearing Double Knit"(It's So Flattering!)A Clothing Store Owner Speaks Fable #8: "You'll Love Yourself More If You Lose Weight" A Fashion Magazine Editor Speaks...^Fable #9: "Big People Are Always Jolly" (Ha!) A Humorist Speakv^Fable #10: "You'll Never Get a Man" A Husband Speaks^Fable # 11: "You Can Lose It If You Really Want To" A Support Group Leader Speaks..^Fable # 12: "One Size Fits All" Acceptance Leader Speaks..^A Perfect Fit ^Resources^The Survey ^Notes ^About the Author p. 196 ^
Each day brings a new diet book, and magazines racks shout monthly. Everyone is dieting, but the only thing we're losing is our self -esteem.^^In this book surveys, interviews and heartfelt discussions with these wonderful, honest women, expressed a desire for some encouraging words that would help them accept themselves for who and what they are, regardless of size or shape. ^^Prepare to be encouraged, and look back at your beautiful body in a whole new light. It's time to embrace all of your lovable self, just as God made you.^^
Liz Curtis Higgs has been telling tales since she wrote her first novel at the tender age of ten. Careers in broadcasting, public speaking, nonfiction writing, and children s books brought her back to her first love – fiction – at the turn of the 21st century.