Faith walk. Faith talks. I slip. I fall. Because I took my eyes off it all. I believe what I can’t see. Until someone comes and gives their opinion. When I listen, I must remain prayerful. They can’t see my vision. So if I let their word in, I slip. I fall. No more faith. Now it’s all based on what I see. There is no calculating when walking in Me(Christ). Trust and believe you are on the right path. Keeping going in Me. Keep growing in Me. What you see will not always be when you are walking with Me. Faith walks. Faith talks. Getting moving.
But first, let me take a selfie.
Let’s be serious. Let’s be real. How many of us have taken a selfie and was actually satisfied with it on the first try? 1 selfie turns into 5. 5 turns into 20. Before you know it, you have just taken 50 selfies and you aren’t happy with any of them so you delete them all. You look at yourself and nitpick. You put yourself down. You list things you don’t like when you see yourself.
My double chin is showing.
My hair is ugly.
Ugh. Look at my teeth.
Smh. Why is my forehead so big?!
Look at the way my eyes are shaped.
This pimple just had to pop up today.
Thanks for giving me this huge nose dad.
I never knew how big my head was.
The list goes on and on….
Then you muster up enough courage to take one more. Finally. You get one.
Okay. Now to find the perfect filter.
Let me ask you this, why are you putting a filter on a masterpiece? According to Merriam-Webster, masterpiece means a work of outstanding artistry, skill, or workmanship. There’s no need to alter something that has already been declared outstanding, perfect. How dare we insult God with a filter? How dare we try to alter what He deemed an incredible work of art? If He is perfect and we were made in His image, doesn’t that make us perfect?
Guys, I know there are going to be days when we don’t feel our prettiest and aren’t satisfied with what we see. But try to look at yourself through Gods eyes. If you do this, you’ll realize that the first selfie that was taken was perfect all along.
You are beautiful. You are dope. You are fearfully and wonderfully made. You are God’s masterpiece.
Let’s leave the filters for our mouths…lol. But seriously.
I love you. Thank you for reading.
For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. (Ephesians 2:10)
So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. (Genesis 1:27)
I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. (Psalms 139:14)
I am more than enough.
I am destined for greatness.
I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
I am God’s masterpiece.
Now you say it!
When I look into the mirror, what do I see?
A woman that’s put together so wonderfully.
I was phenomenally made by God.
Yes, cheerfully He created a masterpiece to display.
For His work to speak of His goodness each day.
Let His greatness be seen in me
May my life be rich in favor for all to see.
I could really care less about what people think about me;
I cant allow their words to determine my destiny.
For me to become enslaved to the words of society,
would be a total disappointment to the One who created me.
I walk with confidence because I know Who holds my future.
I’m on a quest.
I’m on a mission.
Lord, use me.