Who Measures Up?

When it comes to the world’s idea of beauty, who really “measures up?”  Is it even possible when the picture of the “ideal body” is constantly changing?  Not to mention that ideas of beauty vary from culture to culture. I was born in the late 1950’s so the picture of physical beauty I grew upContinue reading “Who Measures Up?”

Consider a Tree

“Consider a tree for a moment. As beautiful as trees are to look at, we don’t see what goes on underground – as they grow roots. Trees must develop deep roots in order to grow strong and produce their beauty. But we don’t see the roots. We just see and enjoy the beauty. In muchContinue reading “Consider a Tree”

The Most Beautiful People

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do notContinue reading “The Most Beautiful People”