Posts Tagged "Perfection"

The Lies in the Mirror

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in Articles | 2 comments

The Lies in the Mirror

“I don’t like my body.  This part’s too big and I’m too short and…”   A list of body-defects followed as we exited the store.  I looked at the young woman beside me.  There was conviction in her voice.  Sadness filled her eyes as she shared what she didn’t like about herself.  What I saw when I looked at her was a contradiction of what she saw when she looked in the mirror.  I saw a woman of beauty.  I couldn’t see the too big or the too short or the many other negative elements she saw in herself.  I saw beauty.   But, I also saw myself.  I could understand...

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Crayon Drawings

Posted by on Apr 14, 2012 in Articles | 0 comments

Crayon Drawings

A gold fish with green eyes and blue gills – an elementary school creation, a little bookmark with “Jesus Lovs Yoo Mommy” scribbled in purple crayon – a Sunday School project for Mother’s Day several years ago, a caterpillar made from an egg carton with pipe cleaner feelers – a rainy Saturday afternoon project: each one a precious masterpiece tucked away in a special container in the attic.  I had to admire the treasures as I added more pieces to this priceless collection.   There aren’t many pieces to add these days.  Daniel has reached the “perfection or nothing”...

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