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Our Creator is the Ultimate Arbiter of Beauty

August 30, 2010

On her blog, Radical Womanhood, Carolyn McCulley writes

Why do we women doubt the appeal of inner beauty? Well, to be candid, it’s because we forget that our Creator is the ultimate arbiter of beauty. We are awash in makeover messages and as such His perspective is often silenced. From TV shows to magazines, we are drowning in Before and After images. At any given time during a day, there’s a roomful of people on TV gushing and crying over the physical transformation of some reality show participant. Everybody and his neighbor shows up to applaud weight loss, a new hairstyle, or a wardrobe overhaul. But where is the applause for inner beauty? Where are the TV cameras for the Big Reveal of a renovated character?

Read the rest of the article, entitled “Doing Beautiful” here.

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