Don’t Make The Man

Sometimes the clothes don’t make the man. — Anon and song lyric.

I expect the above applies to women as well. It’s an expression that emphasizes that outward appearances, don’t always tell the whole story.

What is more important — to dress to the nines or be rich in spirit? I don’t think it was by accident that Jesus came to us as a carpenter, rather than as the son of a King. There is nothing wrong with owning a nice suit and shined shoes, but a kind heart, soft manner, and ear for listening speak to what kind of man/woman you are.

One’s heart and soul make the man/woman, not one’s clothes.

About the author

Webb Hubbell is the former Associate Attorney General of The United States. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, A Game of Inches, The Eighteenth Green, and The East End are published by Beaufort Books and are available online or at your local bookstore. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps and The Eighteenth Green won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller. His latest, “Light of Day” will be on the bookstands soon.

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