5-7-14 True Beauty a Sonnet

Inner-beauty

True beauty is not found in rouge or cream;

No fancy clothes or hairdos can suffice.

The world would have you buy the latest dream,

And friends are eager giving their advice.

There is no harm enhancing what you’ve got;

The lilies of the valley shine with dew.

Just don’t believe your beauty can be bought

With slacks, cosmetics, scent or even shoe.

The splendor of your being lies within:

That gentle, quiet spirit God finds dear.

It matters not if you are thick or thin;

The beauty in your heart is seen so clear.

Cosmetology can help so much;

The love you have reveals that secret touch.

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“Your adornment must not be merely external–

braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses;

but let it be the hidden person of the heart,

with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit,

which is precious in the sight of God.”

1 Peter 3:3-4

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