My husband and I are reading through the Bible this year for our daily devotions. Today we read about Moses and how when he would come back into the camp of the Israelites after meeting with God, his face would be glowing. It got me thinking again about this post I wrote a couple of years ago. And I ask myself: when people see me, what do they see? Do they sense God’s love and peace? I hope so, I pray so.
Remember the fairy tale where the wicked stepmother would ask:
Last Sunday in church the speaker taught from the book of James where James wrote:
Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like.
As I reflected on these words from James, I thought how often I look in the mirror. In the morning I look to see that my hair is in place. I use the mirror to help me as I put on face lotion and makeup. Depending on what my day brings, I may go back to the mirror to adjust my hair, put on lipstick or, if my husband…
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