As an Asian male who is a follower of Christ, I repent.
Please forgive me for being part of a culture that does not know how validate and see Asian women as beautiful and significant. While I have always considered myself open-minded and hardly a misogynist, I have become viscerally aware of how simply thinking this is not enough. I need to say this because I believe my culture inside and outside my faith has said that you are lesser. As a man, I’ve been born with a sense of entitlement and preference that you may have never had. I rarely evaluate my looks in order to justify my voice in the conversation. In every case, I believe that we have robbed you and told you that you are not beautiful, only useful; faithful, but easily dismissed. We are and have been stupendously wrong.
You are more than faithful. You are beautiful. Your hair, your eyes, your teeth, your skin, and everything about you is beautiful.
You don’t need to be blonde, you don’t need to be voluptuous, you don’t need to be anything that God didn’t make you to be. I’m sorry if we made you feel that way, we’ve been too busy trying to prove ourselves as well.
But I see you now — and God has seen you always in your true colors.