What Stories Do You Tell Your Hairdresser?

Courtney Reissig | March 2, 2016

Callie Cate is a wife to Daniel and a mother to two young boys. In addition to being a stay-at-home mom, she works part-time as a beautician. Callie and Daniel live in Little Rock, Arkansas, and are members of Midtown Baptist Church.

How do you describe your work?

I care for women by doing their hair and teaching them techniques to maintain it. I provide all hair services—from color to cut to up-dos for special occasions.

As an image-bearer of God, how does your work reflect some aspect of God’s work?

Beauty and body image are hard topics for Christians to tackle because they can lead to idolatry. As image bearers, though, we were made to desire beauty and reflect God and his beauty. As a Christian, I can honor this desire by helping my clients enhance their God-given and God-reflecting beauty.

I know that beauty is not ultimately about us but about giving glory to God. By teaching my teaching my clients what works for their faces or their hair types, I can help them to save time and to feel better about who God made them as physical beings crafted in his image.

How does your work

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