The natural assumption is that I want to be married, so to still be single at 27 makes me the object of pity, scrutiny, or, at worse, apathy.
While I do dream of marriage, I feel helpless in pursuing it when I’ve only experienced rejection from men in the church.
Jesus did not display his divinity in the manner of the mythical figures of Greek and Roman literature.
He did not fly from place to place as though he were some sort of superman.
It feels like things should be different in the church.
Markers of spiritual maturity, like depth of character or willingness to serve, should trump my above-average BMI, but rarely is that the case.
People assume I should be actively working toward finding a husband, an exhausting process that leaves me feeling rejected and judged as a result of my weight, or I should be working to lose weight in order to make myself a more appealing option.
The accounts written by the Evangelists depict Our Lord's great capacity for physical activity.Whether we admit it or not, physical attraction plays a large role in paving the way for love.We don’t like to look closely at this fact, especially inside the walls of the church where we hope to find less superficial dating criteria than one’s pant size, but the surplus of single, godly, intelligent plus-size women speaks to reality.It would have been interesting if we had been left something that would illustrate the physical attributes of the Lord.Throughout the centuries, there has been much discussion on the subject.