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My Big Bottom Blessing: How Hating My Body Led to Loving My Lifeby Teasi Cannon
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Loving the girl in the mirror isn’t about changing how you look but allowing God to change how you see.
Teasi Cannon’s lifelong battle with body image nearly destroyed her. Yet today she feels blessed—not because the size of her lower half has changed but because her perspective has. In her often hilarious, no- nonsense style, Teasi’s gut-honest journey and transparent insights will propel every one of us who struggles with . . . you name it: bad hair or chubby cheeks, skinny arms or wide hips . . . to realize our value and beauty. Even if nothing ever changes on the outside.
“If you’ve ever wrestled with self-image issues or doubted that God is with you in your most painful moments, you need this book. Teasi Cannon is the real deal.”—Pete Wilson, pastor and author
“Regardless of what you weigh or the crazy diets you may have tried, My Big Bottom Blessing will set you free from the numbers game to embrace God’s beautiful best for your life!” — Constance Rhodes, founder and CEO of FINDINGbalance
“Teasi Cannon is essentially a truth-and-grace bomb just looking for a place to detonate—especially for girls who never quite feel like they measure up.” —Lisa Harper, author and Women of Faith speaker
“Snappy, authentic and powerfully written, Teasi has finally given real women something BIG to cheer about.”—Ayllison Allen, Broadway actress
Teasi (pronounced Tee See) Cannon is married to her best friend, Bill, and they have three awesome children: Carli, Ben, and Sam. Teasi has a master’s degree in pastoral counseling from Liberty Theological Seminary and is a sought-after speaker who loves to help women remember who they are in Christ.
Imagine yourself standing in front of a mirror right now—completely naked. Can you say that you love who you see? Believe it or not, I can.
Is it really possible to fully love the person you see in the mirror? Teasi Cannon says it’s not only possible but absolutely necessary! It’s time to move beyond obsessing about our backsides or a few misplaced wrinkles. Instead of desiring to change how we look, it’s time to let God change how we see.
Teasi shows you how to stop believing the mirror and start believing Jesus. After years of hating her body--especially the size of her lower half--she shares how an ironic chain of events led to a beautiful untangling of understanding and hope. She discovered that even when inner voices raise a chorus of criticism and discouragement, the truth—and plenty of humor--heals the heart and sets the spirit free.
Whatever it is that you despise most about yourself (it doesn’t have to be weight) can become the catalyst for serious life change. My Big Bottom Blessing is a joyful, compassionate, and wise guide from someone who knows the power of exchanging the limitations of body image for the liberty of knowing that a woman is beautifully made in the image of God.
The media feeds us distorted images of beauty and what an “ideal woman” should look like. In My Big Bottom Blessing, author Teasi Cannon offers a way out of distorted body images and the pain of self-rejection. She says, “My obsession with fat and failure robbed me of a lot of the good in my life. I have been miraculously set free from the lie that being thin equals being beautiful.”
My Big Bottom Blessing offers Teasi’s story—and real-life solutions for the millions of young women who struggle with poor self-esteem and feelings of inadequacy. Whatever it is that you despise most about yourself (it doesn’t have to be weight) can become the catalyst for serious life change. Teasi’s story proves that emotional pain can be healed, and real self-confidence found from knowing that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes.
My Big Bottom Blessing is a joyful and wise guide to exchanging the limitations of a merely human body image for the liberty of knowing that we are made in the image of God.
Every woman will find herself—and a new way of seeing—in this life-changing book.
Regardless of what you weigh or the crazy diets you may have tried, My Big Bottom Blessing will set you free!
If you are tired of being defined by your pant size or three little numbers on a scale, this book is for you.
About the Author
Teasi Cannon is married to her best friend, Bill Cannon, who is the children’s pastor at their church in Franklin,?Tennessee. They have three awesome children: Carli, Ben, and Sam. Teasi has a master’s degree in pastoral counseling from Liberty Theological Seminary, and she is a sought-after speaker. Armed with Scripture, humor, and the courage to be transparent, Teasi has a passion to restore biblical truth to self-doubting women.
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