“I felt like there was a certain standard of beauty that I couldn’t live up to. The standard was symmetry. And symmetry was something I was never going to have.”
Lindsey was born with a congenital melanocytic nevus that spanned thirteen centimeters and covered the entire right side of her face. Fearing the growth of the nevus and the potential of skin cancer, her doctors performed a nine-hour surgery to remove it, leaving Lindsey with scars that would affect her for the rest of her life—she often felt separate from others, unknown, and vulnerable.
By understanding her true identity in Christ, Lindsey now sees her scars as a testimony of God’s grace in her life. “Scars are evidence of God’s miracles.”