Faith Child – Beauty Restored

Beautiful metaphor for brokenness and it’s value. Thanks.


Beauty Restored

Let’s face it: on the surface of things, Angelina Jolie is beautiful. That’s how most of us have known and judged her, anyway: Angelina, the beautiful actress.

Of course, she’s so much more than that. In fact, her acting roles in recent times have traded less heavily on her looks, and she’s worked passionately as a UN goodwill ambassador for many years. But still: it was a deeply brave thing, personally and professionally, for her to announce the news this week of her preventive double mastectomy.

‘I choose not to keep my story private,’ she wrote in her New York Times op-ed article, ‘because there are many women who do not know that they might be living under the shadow of cancer. It is my hope that they, too, will be able to get gene tested, and that… they will know that they have strong options.’ In so…

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