Beauty Is Deeper Than What the Eyes Can See

(Guest post by Naomi Johanson)

Photo credit: Inga Gezalian

Last week I stepped in front of a mirror.

My eyes filled with tears as the image in the glass

Stared back at me:

An image I've struggled to love and accept for most of my life.

An image I've hurt and tried to change, depriving it of the necessities to grow, feeding it handfuls of hunger, losing pounds of motivation with each bit