Watching this morning's interview with Heidi Montag regarding her plastic surgery ordeal, she claimed that aside from the physical transformation, she went through a spiritual journey as well. It was spiritual she says, because she almost died.
Access Hollywood's Billy Bush reminded her of her strong Christian roots and wondered why she did not appreciate what God had given her. Her response was that she was blessed with finding a good doctor who was able to perform the ten procedures.
Cosmetic surgery was first used after World War 1 for soldiers who needed reconstructive procedures due to war injuries. Its former purpose was to correct a physical abnormality or improve one's appearance such as smoothing out scar tissue. More importantly, it was done only as the last resort to maintain the health and well-being of an emotionally scarred person.
If you are considering plastic surgery, there are some things that you need to know before you make your decision. First and foremost, make sure that the surgeon is board certified. Why? Click on this link for an explanation.
In our world where physical beauty may attract more attention today, there are many people who still respect the person who displays Christian qualities.
"Your beauty," wrote the apostle Peter, "should consist of your true inner self, the ageless beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of the greatest value in God's sight."—1 Peter 3:4, Today's English Version.
Today's Bible reading is in Exodus 16-18