It has been a long while since I last participated in Mama Kat's Writer's Workshop. I am going to try to be more faithful about doing just that.
Here is one of this week's questions:
5.) A quote you saw on Pinterest that inspired you.
"I'm not beautiful like you. I'm beautiful like me."
I think that if we could all keep this in mind it would help to curb the comparisons that threaten to drive some of us mad and wreck the relationships that we hold most dear.
I don't have to be a size zero, or twenty-two years old, or have a plastic surgeon's number on speed-dial on my phone to be beautiful. I am me: sized larger than I would like, almost forty-eight years old, and want nothing to do with being re-shaped by silicone "enhancements".
Eventually, all of that pretty wrapping gets old, faded, and wrinkled, and all that is left is what is inside the package. That is where true beauty lies, inside that ever-changing, aging package.
I am the most beautiful me that there is. So are you. No one else can compare.
Another thought to take to heart: He made us in His image, and if we are enough for Him, then we are enough. Period.
Genesis 1: 27 "So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them."
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