Hell of a Lot More Than Skin Deep

When I call you beautiful, I am not looking at your face, except maybe for your eyes. I am not admiring your new manicure, your facial, your cute outfit, or how much you weigh. I am not admiring your skill with make up, your tasteful accessories, or the type of car you drive.

When I call you beautiful, it is because your soul shining through is the most beautiful thing I've ever seen. It is because I have seen your heart. It is because you move me in profound and majestic ways owing NOTHING to how you came out looking in this lifetime.

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13 Responses Jul 21, 2008

Intrepid, you are amazingly beautiful. I love this post. I wish the rest of the world thought like you, it would the world a lot more loving.

This is heart warming, lyrical and lovely. A story worth reading! Thank you so much for posting this because it's EXACTLY the way I feel about beauty. And you know what? Being as inspiring as you are - THAT'S beauty too.

Remember there is no such thing as ugly person. There are just the ones who do not satisfy my needs but they surely satisfy someone else needs.

Cool avatar CC................ I think I knew her once.

Do you think that't what started the rumor about the city..??....Wow.

No.! Those hurt.!!<br />
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I did one once, hurts too much...though it did blow the wax out of my ears. For a while after, everything looked like I was wearing green glasses...didn't last.

OOps...my booboo. <br />
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It was two points of view, your and mine...<br />
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I will pay better attention from now on.

To me, a true woman is a mystery. But, these days the mystery is on flash cards. <br />
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A woman of mystery is deliberate, not flagerant. She suggests, never offers. There is an aire about her, not from a bottle. She toys with her words when she wants something....<br />
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There are many, many more...but..most are romantisized for the mood they bring, when you are one or want one.<br />
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Yet, none of the above fit the answer to the question. You can't stop it and I can't force it, its one of things that to me is as mysterious as a woman.

Intrepid,<br />
I get that question a lot and I am no closer to explaining it now. For a new meeting, it starts as a kind of scent that drifts by. Not a flowery thing but earthy. The closest I have ever gotten is when...if you think back (maybe you don't have to think as far back as I) to a time you are with someone and things have progressed to where the clothes are comming off. There is a scent, at least from women, that sort of prevails.<br />
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Its like that and, then it becomes a taste because its stronger. Like smelling a bananna then taking a bite...Oh...no pun intended.<br />
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Of the two EP people I have tasted, one is mostly very sexual (doing or thinking about it). The other is on a very elliptical orbit (emotionaly). Sometimes sort of shifts into sexual but mostly out of habit.<br />
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Can't seem to find you....

Yeah, Intrepid...they really blew it with George didn't they..??<br />
And Moon, you use my hero for an avatar but spoken as Albert would have.<br />
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For me, I don't remember features. What I take in on meeting someone is what I will use to remember them and it takes me a long time of repeated "visits" to put the two together. I remember their "taste". So far on EP, I know two this way. Never met them, don't have to.

I think when someone is comfortable in their skin, in their beliefs, in their values, and in how they are living their life, then their beauty shines through clearly.<br />
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I don't appreciate fake smiles or laughs.

Very observant and profound of you, Sunny!! :O The overall face CAN tell alot about us, if one looks a little closer! :) I've only seen one set of eyes that were truely so dark behind them, that I wondered if he still had a soul. Very nice story, Intrepid!

Well said intrepid, and so very true. You are a truly beautiful woman.