Words from Dic(tionary)
I can’t hear the word “aglow” without thinking about the Women’s Aglow, an organization that sprouted up in the 1970’s, for ladies to come together to celebrate their lives and faith.
I was most fortunate to take my fledgling musical group to perform at many of their functions.
There is nothing quite as righteous as an excited woman–and I mean that in all aspects. In like manner, there is nothing quite as devastating to view as a despondent one.
So to walk into a room with two hundred and fifty females of all ages who are emotionally vulnerable, spiritually charged, mentally alert and physically well-endowed was a little piece of heaven for this young man’s entire being.
I will tell you–I like women. But it’s not merely because I happen to be attracted to them from a physical point of view. No, I like them because they are quite capable of achieving “aglow.”
Even though some of my male counterparts would insist that the “she” part of the human race is “naggy” or bitchy, I have found that they have gained the freedom to express their hearts more readily instead of burying it underneath their gall bladder, inviting an early coronary.
What does it mean to be aglow?
- I am willing to share my emotions, whether they are right or wrong.
- I am eager to believe that I was created instead of hatched or cast down from the tree by a surprised, disgruntled monkey family.
- I like to think, I want to think, I will think.
- I am proud of who I am physically–or willing to do what’s necessary to make it better.
Without women being aglow in our society, we would just have men being “agrowl.”
Now if we can just teach some fellows to light up something other than their cigars …