“ For we are fearfully and wonderfully made” “ Then God said “Let us make man in Our image…and indeed it was very good”. In Psalms 139:14, it is said . . .
Definition of Beauty
Everyone has an eye for beauty even God.
God and His creations define what is beautiful.
Beauty is an evidence that we like perfection.
Scientifically, as we see an object, our mind automatically translates the meaning of beautiful and “not so beautiful” according to our own standards.
Beauty as defined in the Webster dictionary is: “the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit”.
Here are some quotations about beauty:
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
What is beauty if the brain is empty.
Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But ... it is better to be good than to be ugly. – Oscar Wilde
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference. - Aristotle
Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it. - Confucius
Importance of Beauty
As her confidence grows, so does the respect she
receives – at work, at home, everywhere.
As her insecurity falls away, she becomes more
daring, self-assured, courageous; she finds she
can do anything. Her life improves in every way.
People begin to pay attention to her, listen to her,
seek her company, ask her opinion. She becomes
more confident .
“ However, as human are corruptible. Beauty fades . . .” And some resorted to alternatives LIKE..
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Have you heard about the famous Dr. Vicky Belo or Dr. Manny Calayan?
Who in the Philippines do not know them?
Or have you heard about those artists and many others who have undergone bust lifting, nose lifting, liposuction?
These are modern technology that enhances a woman’s beauty.
WHAT IS PLASTIC SURGERY ?
The word "plastic" is derived from the Greek word
“ plastikos” meaning "to mold or reshape" and reflects the
medical practice that seeks to improve physical function
A surgery dealing with the repair or restoration of injured,
deformed, or destroyed parts of the body, esp. by
transferring tissue, as skin or bone, from other parts or from
another individual .
WHAT IS ARTIFICIAL ?
Not genuine or natural.
Thus, an artificial beauty is one which is not or natural.
Importance and benefits of Plastic Surgery
Most of the people look more confident, personal and
outgoing after observing the transformation in their
body and this increases the sense of self-esteem in them.
It is very difficult to live a life with bad face, big
nose, small breast or burned skin marks, however,
plastic surgery can easily provide solutions for
numbers of these problems.
Plastic surgery can provide lot of help in decreasing
effects of age or illness.
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES
ADVANTAGES OF PLASTIC SURGERY
Physically – there will be an improvement on body areas which are inappropriate.
Mentally – the person who have undergone plastic surgery will be optimistic and will have high regard of herself.
Emotionally – she will have confidence and self-esteem.
Spiritually – she will feel contentment on herself .
Economically – improve our national income because the cost of plastic surgery in the Philippines is much lower than other countries and foreigners opted to do it in the country.
DISADVANTAGES OF PLASTIC SURGERY
Physically – has reported side- effects and is not permanent. Maintenance is needed.
Mentally – she might be too proud of herself and might have a tendency to degrade others not as beautiful as she is now.
Emotionally – on the extreme side, she might also suffer from low self-esteem knowing that the beauty she has is not real/ natural.
Spiritually – she might have guilty feeling as she changed the God given appearance.
Economically – plastic surgery is costly and not everyone can avail of it.
CONCLUSION We cannot deny the fact that beauty is an important aspect in every individual. Everyone wants to see it, everyone wants to have it. If the change in the physical aspect can improve one’s life and she has all the means to do it, why not? Although people also need to remember that there are many other things in life which also play an important role in life other than beauty In 1 Samuel 16:7 : “..man looks at the outward appearance, but the lord looks at the heart. What still counts is the total personality of the person – her beauty, her knowledge, and her character Contentment is necessary to live a normal, peaceful and healthy life. In Philippians 4:11 as apostle Paul states, “ I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content. So, be beautiful inside and out!.. I am…