Friday, June 19, 2015

Girls, Listen Up!

Hey girls,
I got this great newspaper article in the mail from my wonderful grandma the other day. It was entitled 'Your beautiful is beautiful.'
The article was about this photographer that put on a "no makeup allowed" photo shoot with some high school girls. No editing was involved in the photos. The girls really liked their photos, but some were afraid to put them on the internet or show anyone the pictures. The photographer encouraged the girls to show others and they did eventually. The girls got really great responses and were very encouraged that they looked beautiful even without make-up on! The girls were inspired to make a video to encourage others that they are beautiful just the way they are. Here is the video. Please watch it. It was so encouraging to me and it will be to you as well.


Wow! Wasn't that amazing!? I have struggled with being myself around other girls my age. Its always hard when you have to be around those girls who seem 'perfect' and treat everyone like they aren't. They dress really cute, their make up is just perfect, and their hair does whatever they want it to do. Its hard for me to accept that I have my own clothing and hair style and I may be bigger and taller that everyone else. I don't have to follow the crowd, because I am me and I am beautiful. No matter how I wear my hair or what style of clothes I put on, I am beautiful just the way I am. And so are you! Girls, listen up you are beautiful!  Write in your mirror or put sticky notes by your bed or on your desk that say good this about yourself. I'm going to try to accept myself for who I am and not for someone who I am not. Are you up for the challenge?


I am self-confident
What are you? 
Say something good about yourself
I am....(Fill in the blank) in the comments

-Clara

12 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, I love this so much!!!!!! It's sad how hard this is to say, but....I am beautiful.
    xoxo
    Grace Anne
    http://totallygraced.blogspot.com

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  2. AMAZING.
    I am loved by the Creator of all, who made me, and by that, I can safely say, I am beautiful.

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    1. also, i awarded you - http://autumnreadsandwritesallday.blogspot.com/2015/06/tags-awards.html

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  3. I am special/ I am creative/ I am beautiful/ I am fearfully and wonderfully made, because that is exactly how God made me. <3 This was very inspiring, Clara. Thanks (and to your grandma too!) for this post. I do believe I have some sticky notes to write to myself now... ;)

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    1. Yay! I'm so glad this post was inspiring to you! <3 You are totally all those things and more, Embers!!!
      -Clara

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    2. Aw', you are too sweet, Clara! Thank you for your kind words. *hugs* I'm certainly striving toward those things!

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  4. Thanks for sharing! This was great! <3
    Brittany - www.hellobubblegum.com

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