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The Beauty of a Woman

Audrey Hepburn                    

 

 

One of my favorite poems is written by Audrey Hepburn.  It expresses her thoughts and feelings about Inner Beauty. I have always said that “Real Outward Beauty is an Externalization of  Inner Harmony.”  How we look, think, act, feel, and behave is reflective of our inner qualities and who we are. Our outer appearance can reflect our inner beauty.  One is what you can see; the other you cannot. The truth is that you are judged by the way you appear. It is often not easy to take the time to discover another’s inner beauty. The first five seconds can be a determining factor as to whether you would like to get to know someone better. Do take the time to discover another’s inner beauty. You may find special gifts… Read carefully what Audrey Hepburn wrote:

 

For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.

For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.

For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.

For beautiful hair, let a child run his or her fingers through it once a day.

For poise, walk with the knowledge you’ll never walk alone.

People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived,

Reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you’ll find one at the end of your arm.

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself,    the other hand is for helping others. 

The beauty of a woman is not just in the clothes she wears; the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair.

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her   heart, the place where love resides.

The beauty of a woman is not just in a facial mole, but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. 

It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows.

And the beauty of a woman with passing years only grows…..

 

What a lovely statement!  I hope that by sharing this information with you I may impart and accentuate the wisdom of Ms. Hepburn.