Last week’s post on body image and The Beautiful Revolution sparked a bonfire of responses. The comments and the shout-outs on FB and Twitter from other women for Wonderful Women Wednesdays (#WWW) were emotional and heartfelt. Since this topic resonates so deeply with girls and women I decided to share a few of the comments and reactions.
“Loving my winter weight. It makes me feel so Victorian and voluptuous.” I think this is a great statement of acceptance by a woman of her beauty but what hit me even more was the impact that acceptance had on other women.
- “I could hug you.”
- “I love this!! It is the most inspirational thing I have seen all day, or week, or….. hope you don’t mind if I copy and paste. : )”
- “Possibly the most awesome status update in the history of Facebook!”
Another woman wrote this comment about the blog post itself: “great post and something I needed today! Thanks! (gonna share this with my daughter…)”
Someone tweeted: “this #WWW is really catching on amongst my friends, too!”
Words are powerful, they affect us deeply. As a woman I thank all of you for your participation. Let’s continue the Wonderful Women Wednesdays (#WWW) movement. This is grassroots and by continuing to take part we are “Be[ing] The Change You Wish To See In The World.” Gandhi
(If you missed the original post it’s entitled The Beautiful Revolution and was posted here on January 28, 2010.)