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The Mirror

"For every look at yourself, take ten looks at Christ He is all together lovely" - Sarah Potts

These words hang in my office as a beautiful reminder of where to find my identity.  Sometimes we can get caught up in who we are that forget who He is and we loose focus and our gaze falls on the mirror.  This is a terrible place to be.  Oh, outwardly it seems fine, even lauded by the world.  But inside, inside we begin to decay when we are disconnected with the One who made us, the One who saved us, the ONLY One who loves us perfectly.  And we begin to NEED to applause of the world and the validation found there.

The great tragedy of this is that the world is ever changing, so that image you gaze upon will have to be ever changing to keep up to be valued.  Today it's hair like this, tomorrow it's skin like that.  Today these are what we wear, tomorrow follow that.  Today eat this, tomorrow not that. Today read this, tomorrow think that.   Today make more, tomorrow spend mor…