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They say the camera does not lie but if that’s the case, then the ones in my possession, are all persistent liars!
When I look in the mirror from day to day, I don’t think I particularly look my age. But when I take a photo and look at the digital images of this person who has my face, when I see, not the smooth taut and beautiful skin of my youth, not the clear bright eyes of my younger self, but the blotches and blemishes of a person hastening towards her sell-by date, it can be a source of shock and insecurity.
Now, I realise that when it comes to imparting wisdom, people usually flock towards those who have proven outstanding success and who look the part, as determined by the media’s criteria for beauty.
So where do I fit in when I can claim neither ravishing beauty, nor phenomenal success? How can I serve the masses? How can I get someone’s ear? How can I retain their interest?
Today, I am choosing to look into the mirror of God’s Word and see the image, the Christ-like image that I should be portraying to others.
Mirror Mirror on the wall
Who is the [fill in the blank*] of us all?
*bravest / greatest / loveliest / richest / wisest
Today, I am choosing to pursue the best that I can be, in terms of a spiritual make-over.
Today, I am choosing to celebrate myself, as myself, as a Woman of God who seeks to shine with an internal beauty of joy, peace and serenity.
Today, I am choosing to shed my emotional skin of dismay and insecurity and colour myself beautiful with the uplifting qualities of God’s uncompromising Word.
Mirror Mirror of God’s Word
Thanks for revealing
This world is absurd!
Have a wonderful weekend!
Carol (aka Lady Cee)
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2 thoughts on “Learning to Celebrate Self”
“So where do I fit in when I can claim neither ravishing beauty, nor phenomenal success?” This captures my own struggles as well. Thanks for sharing such a profound piece! 🙏
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You are welcome Dainty M. Thanks for dropping by and leaving me your comment. It is most appreciated. 😃