A Beautiful Necessary Distraction

“As a nation, out of this terrible tragedy, God has visited grace upon us, for He has allowed us to see where we’ve been blind. He has given us the chance, where we’ve been lost, to find our best selves. We may not have earned it, this grace, with our rancor and complacency and short-sightedness and fear of each other—but we got it all the same.” – Barack Obama

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True Beauty!

Who defines true beauty? Hollywood? Magazine Publishers? Or God? I recently watched a 36 series course titled “Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals: 36 Great Women before 1400.” These women did amazing things but some used their outer beauty to conquer hearts of kings, emperors and other high ranking officials for the purpose of having them assassinated or overthrown. If succeeded, their minor sons would become kings and emperors with their mothers serving as regents. As regents, mothers acted on behalf of sons and attained power, wealth and highly favored positions to rule countries. I am thankful that our King of kings and Lord of lords cannot be persuaded, overthrown or assassinated.

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