Do you ever feel like a rock?


Recently I visited a science museum and saw a display case with this rock inside.  It got me thinking about how we view ourselves.  Each of us is different.  Some start life endowed with every aspect of beauty.  Others, not so much.  No matter which category you put yourself in (or maybe you think you fall somewhere in between), we all face changes as we age.  Each grey hair that we try to pluck from view and each deepening wrinkle that we excuse away as “laugh lines” remind us that we are not as young as we used to be.  So, how do you react when you look in the mirror?  Do you search infomercials for the latest fountain of youth tonic?  Or do you just hurry past the mirror (like I do) and hope that if it isn’t seen, it doesn’t exist?  Continue reading