Open Faced

12 Sep


As we stand open faced before the glass, the truth stares back at us. Whatever truth we see there, is what we become.

The mind is a powerful tool. Perspective is everything. How often we stand before ourselves and only see the imperfections. Or better yet what we would call imperfection. What we fail to acknowledge is that our concept of perfection is built from the limits of our own thinking.

We ascribe to an aesthetic that is shaped by media, culture, and a number of external forces. But how often are these factors our own creation?

Before we face ourselves we must rid ourselves of preconceived notions. This is what it means to be open faced. We must come before ourselves open faced and accept what we see there. Dare to see the beauty of every scar, every wrinkle, every failure, every indiscretion because what stands before is beautiful and good. And there is a chance that without those ‘imperfections’ we might not be as beautiful or as good.

Violet Ambitions are perfectly imperfect.


2 Responses to “Open Faced”


  1. What’s Behind Us Is Ahead « Violet Ambitions - November 18, 2012

    […] it’s ours. Our focus must be on how we feel about our past. If we don’t like that person we see when we look back; we should change it in the present and it will forever alter our […]

  2. The Miracle Position « Violet Ambitions - February 1, 2013

    […] are, at least, as many possibilities in the world as there are limitations. All it takes is an open face (I have issues with open minds lol). All we have to do is be willing to see and focus on that which […]

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