Beauty Treatment: Non-Cosmetic

The average woman will spend $13,000 on cosmetics during her lifetime even though cosmetics merely cover outward flaws.

Unfortunately, there's no cosmetics to mask inner flaws like selfishness, bitterness, self-pity, or impatience. 

We're not all born with the same amount of outward beauty, and even what we have fades as we age. But inner beauty is equally available to all of us.

1 Peter 3:3,4 says:
"Your beauty should not come from outward adornment...Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.

Here's some good "inner-beauty treatments":
  • Praying for a gentle, quiet spirit
  • Memorizing Scripture verses
  • Doing secret acts of kindness
  • Practicing Gratefulness
Improving our inner beauty has more value than improving our appearance, and it's so much better than superficial, cosmetic changes!
© copyright Gail Burton Purath, 2011

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1 comment:

  1. These are all wonderful ideas! Magazines focus so much on outer beauty treatments, but the inner beauty treatments would make the world a much nicer place. I pray your trip to Budapest is a safe one.


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