"You Are Beautiful. . ."
It's a phrase that my mother uses a lot.
I used to wonder, "How
in the world can Mother call them
I am a logical, statistical
My mother would tell people
this with an enthusiasm they
I wondered for years what
was wrong with Mother's perception and
You were beautiful only
if you had a certain figure and face
It took me years to finally
understand my mother's vision
My mother had a spirit that could see the beauty in a person.
Most only look on the outside
and then compare what they
That was what I was doing.
Today when you leave your
house, carefully look at the first
They may be balding, fat,
wrinkled, pimply, or any of the
Look at them closely and look for the beauty.
If you really look, you'll see it.
I didn't believe that at
first until I tried it.
You just had to look for the beauty. It's there.
When you leave your home
this morning, look hard at each
When you get home after
seeing the beauty in faces you see,
You are beautiful.
Thank you mama for all of
the beauty that you have not only
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