“Your body is beautiful. Not just
the soft parts. No part of you is ugly,
no matter what anyone says.”

Your body is beautiful. But not just the soft parts. The rose is only part of the entire flower. What good would a rose be without a little strength to protect itself? The thorns may not be as pretty as the petals, but they serve a purpose. Society has the same tendency to label things as ugly. So try to appreciate parts of you that protect you, too.

© Sarah Doughty

12 thoughts on “Roses

  1. There’s a funny story on my blog about who thinks what parts are ugly in Dress Like a Man. I won’t advertise with a link. And the thorn is where you least expect it…


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