The Cost of Curating Beauty

Many months ago, as I began to create storylines and episode ideas for an entire season on Beauty, I came across an interesting dilemma: how to talk about beauty when our world has so many ideas about it? It seemed to be that the only way to have an honest and real discussion about the importance of Beauty in our lives, we have to address the ways the culture has weaponized beauty to cause harm and anxiety.

In today’s episode, we dive into the heart of our culture’s problem with beauty, and how we can better serve as a model for the gift of True Beauty.

Guests for Today’s episode:

Amanda Martinez Beck, writer, podcaster, and author of “Lovely: How I Learned to Embrace the Body God Gave Me

Mary Rose Somarriba, managing editor at Verily Magazine. Please visit their website and check out their new subscription service, Verily Yours.

Colleen Carroll Campbell, award-winning journalist, speaker, and author of The Heart of Perfection: How the Saints Taught me to Trade my Dream of Perfection for God’s.

Music for Today’s Episode:

Beautiful Love

Words and music by Dana Catherine. 

© 2018 Dana Catherine EP. As recorded on Nothing in the World. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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