Blogs by Barbara J Henry
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...
8/14/2015 11:10:04 AM
Beauty from within far outweighs brief "surface beauty."
Many of us are far too concerned about our physical looks.
We spend considerable time nipping and tucking trying to make our physical attractiveness more beautiful;we want her nose, and that ones lips.Oh, and give me her eyes.With all of the obsession over looking like anyone but ourselves, we have forgotten that beauty from within far outweighs brief surface beauty.
We forget that each time a nip or a tuck is done, we are erasing more of our uniqueness,and perhaps too becoming less attractive inside while we are becoming more appealing outwardly.
Everything in the physical realm is going to change whether we like it or not, but the beauty found in such things as kindness, gentleness, patience, good will and such,will never get old, wrinkled or forgetful.
Let us remember that we are fearfully and wonderfully made, and the way we look outwardly,though important,should not be our all consuming focus.
We must also remember our unique look, our singular personality, our one and only sense of humor,and as we do, we will begin to focus less and less on the rapidly changing physical.
Sure,we want to look our best, to be beautiful,but it takes more than a "pretty face" to be joyful or to make a lasting positive impact.
Next time when the mirror is held and you are smiling at the beauty staring back, try to go beyond the surface and see the "real you", the one who is and always will be beautiful because of your unique spin on life,your sincere concern for others,your big generous heart, then smile approvingly!
What to Do Next?
Ask your self this question,and provide an honest answer:
*Do I appreciate my unique look?
*If your honest answer is yes, great,continue to do so,
but if it is "NO," ask your self why.
*Begin working on changing that false opinion you have
of your uniqueness.
*Grow and Shine!
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