If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until it gets so ugly you can hardly bear to look at it.
A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
This is a must-read. A lovely article reminding us all to appreciate how wildly and amazingly lucky we are. When we do gratitudes in my family, having water on demand and enough food are always the two I mention, to say nothing of the thousand other things I feel constantly fortunate enough to experience/have/love/use/borrow/share. Lucky is seriously not a big enough word.