Beauty Isn't a Sin / by Terrance Kelsey

I see so much beauty in the world and society. From nature, to landscapes, art, and people. However, in some cases our society will tear down and try and degrade the essence of true beauty. Then try to rewrite that beauty to make it a sin. In our world today we are so judgmental towards others especially if we don't understand it, we make fun of and take apart, rather than doing the human thing and make an attempt to meet common ground. To truly appreciate something thats different. Instead we become closed minded and belittle what is beautiful. To me, one of the most talked about and frankly argued beauty's today is the physical beauty of a woman. And i say physical because the complexity and true radiance of any woman stretches far beyond her physical beauty. However, in order to appreciate that and see it for yourself you really have to be patient and put in work. Get to know that woman and see what she is really all about beyond just physicality. But, that discussion is for another time, right now i just want to examine the hate, love, bigotry, and open minded tolerance i see. 

A woman is probably one of the most idolized and talked about creatures out there. Her beauty is talked about, duplicated, and hated. There are those who show the admiration and love that is rightfully deserved, but of course there are always two sides to a coin. and no matter how beautiful a woman looks, how gorgeous she is, or how "tight" her body is. The backlash, hate and frankly "sinful" talk will always come to the surface. So this time around i want to talk why this beauty is looked at as a sin. In Christianity, there are teachings in what is known as the "seven deadly sins" these sins " are behaviours or habits that are classified under this category if they directly give birth to immoralities". So to me the most deadly and impure sins humans can commit, are also in some situations used as a directl correlation to the descirbe some of the most beautiful things we see on a daily basis.  

So here is why beauty isn't sin:

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Pride - There is beauty within everything around us. You just have to be able to see it and be aware of its presence. So yes, I am saying there is beauty in things like pride. The definition of pride "is the act of defining, or making something definite,distinct, or clear". And when we see a woman's beauty, we see that same pride. A woman has a way of leaving her mark where she goes. From the way she walks, look, act, talk, or just overall carries herself. If a woman chooses too she can own a whole room just by the way she enters it. She's idolized by so many in society, often imitated but never duplicated. Woman are what everyone craves, wants, and will fight to have. They are the backbone, they are the ones that make you grounded. They give the drive and desire to push forward. They are pride. 

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Gluttony - Always seen as bad, but why be upset at being hungry for more? Being gluttonous for the right things can be a very good thing if done right. The beauty of gluttony is not giving up. Your insatiable drive to continue forward can push you towards great things. to be gluttonous to hustle, to grind, to be successful, gluttony to want more for your family, to no want to struggle anymore. Gluttony can be a tool to make a person better, stronger, and even more intelligent. Although, you have to be able to know what to be gluttonous for and then eat till you meet your goal. Woman are masters of gluttony. gluttonous to the ones they love or for the goals they set for themselves. They hustle, work, and push through till they get to what they want. A woman's gluttony is one of the most beautiful things about her. It makes her love harder, be better, and be able to drive past her limits, to always obtain anything she wants.  Appreciate that beauty of her gluttony, sit back, work hard, and eat with her. 

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Lust - Lust is probably one of the most frowned upon (yes i said frowned upon) "impurities" of all. But lust can be so beautiful. Lust is pure desire. You want something or someone so bad, you yarn for it so much that you just cant wait to touch it. You want to have it, hold it, be with it. It's truly something else to have such a deep desire for something that you can almost taste. And the lust for a women is what is desired the most. The most sought after creatures on earth. That desire that you will go through or do anything to have. Your fire, your want, your passion to do anything for her.  Anything she wants she can have. Whatever she yearns for you will make sure its her. Her lust becomes your lust and you will go to the ends of the earth and back, to make sure it all comes true and she get every single thing her heart desires. The beauty of lust can be so bad... but also just as good. 

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Envy - the definition of envy "is a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another's advantages, success, possessions". The beauty of envy is something people try to ignore but everyone realizes that its there. They know what it is, what it feels like, and the source of the feeling. But then at the same time it's a "guilty pleasure" so they try to deny what is right there in front of them. Envy can be seen as a step towards love. Envy is shed of light of true wanting and longing. However, when it comes to a woman's envy it can be a gift or a curse. Just depends on what she wants to do with that envy and how she will channel it. Will it be light that helps guid her actions? or will it be a force that will help break and destroy all that is in her way? Honestly none will know until the motions have begun. One thing is for sure is the envy from a women is a beautiful thing that can help push towards any goal, or make your life a living hell. 

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Greed - So greed and gluttony are similar traits but are very different when it comes down to the root of it. Greed is defined "as a failure of foresight or consideration, or is a result of compulsion to collect or acquire things, or a misplaced sense of competitiveness with others".Greed is one thing i can see the true beauty in. It's narrow minded thinking but can be so fulfilling at the same time. Greed is a singular mind set, you only think about what you want and about things that are only going to be beneficial to you. And, that can be a good thing depending on your setting. If going for a goal or to be a success greedy mindset is completely needed. Now going back to the beauty of women, if a woman wants to be greedy embrace it!! the beauty of greed is when its concentrated on you. When a woman wants only your time, when she wants you to only think of her, to be with her, to be loyal, trustworthy, and come home only to her. Thats when greed is lovely. Let the woman do her thing and treat you like a king. Let her be greedy with her time and efforts that are being concentrated solely on you.  Be the king she wants and enjoy being with the queen you deserve. Embrace the greed and enjoy the fruits of what it can truly be. 

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Anger - Anger... the fire in your heart and soul. It's the passion that fuels your emotion and that gives you the gall and gusto to do things you wouldn't do in the normal mindset. Anger is beautiful. It's a passionate rage that most can't control. There's an old saying, that there are two times a person is most honest and tells the truth, when they are angry or when they are drunk. anger is that uncensored truth. And a woman's anger is simply a beautiful and sexy rage. Yes it is scary, but no woman is going to waste anger on a person she doesn't truly care about. Realize what her anger is. That fiery burn that's deep inside her heart is just another beautiful trait of any woman. Feel her passion, get in touch with her rage and understand her impatience. To put it simple, don't let an angry woman scare you away from something that can be the best thing that ever happened to you. 

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Sloth - When most hear the word sloth they probably think of words like lazy, slow, fat, worthless etc. to associate with it. Which are all negative images. And sadly the type of women i see who get the most ridicule, and negative connotation are plus size woman. People are so simple minded nowadays. They fail to see that plus size woman are some of the most beautiful women we have the pleasure of seeing. From there big hips, to thick thighs,  and all the right curves in between. The beauty of a plus size woman is not only one of a kind, but it's long lasting. It's slow, methodical, sensual beauty that only stops when you want it too. The sloth is the most beautiful trail of them all. Its a drawn out beauty that can go further and is much fuller than most will understand. Enjoy a sloth and remember, take your time and enjoy whats in store for you. 

I know what it means to sin. But i'm also stating that some beauty isn't a sin, and the two shouldn't be compared as such. you need to enjoy the beauty certain people bring to the table. Don't automatically write them off because of the negativity, that some try to harbor on. Realize what's in front of you, make an effort to try and see past the normalities of society, and enjoy the times of the rare beauty of each individual person.