Behind the Outside

The outside can be remarkably deceiving. Life is filled with questions of “What do you do?” and “What do you want to be?” and “Where do you see yourself in (insert number of years here)?” And all of those relate to and are most commonly asked concerning jobs and outward performance—ourselves are most defined, in…

By Measure of the Body

I’m not sure that I could come up with an even close-to-correct estimate for the number of hours, days, and weeks of my time I have spent obsessing about how I look. How often does “fearfully and wonderfully made” sound absolutely ridiculous? How often do the pounds, inches, and any other conglomerate of numbers provoke…