When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the luster of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist. ~Pharaoh Akhenaton
With the definition of 'beautiful' turned up on it's head these days, a quote like this is refreshing. This world values appearance so strongly, but laughs at virtue and modesty. It is really sad. The Bible tells us otherwise...
...Women should adorn themselves in RESPECTABLE apparel, with MODESTY and self-control... 1 Timothy 2:9
Do not let your adorning be external---the braiding of hair and the putting on of jewlery, or the clothing you wear---but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the IMPERISHABLE BEAUTY of a GENTLE and QUIET spirit, which in God's sight is very PRECIOUS. 1 Peter 3:3-4
It is hard to have a true view of beauty when we are bombarded by contrary messages everywhere we turn. Modesty in dress and of the heart are beautiful things. Being upright and respectable is beautiful. The world may not tell you this, but God's Word does. It is good for me to reflect on this. I suspect it is good for you to be reminded too, dear sister.
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