Reflection. One definition of this word,’
So how do we clean up our ‘trail of dust’? Change what is reflected in our lives? I’ve made a list of outside forces that affect us.
. Our friends; people we associate with.
. Television, movies, radio and social networking.
. Our environment, surroundings.
This is the short list, but as you can see, the outside forces are things we can change today. This is just the beginning. The other things that will follow are our attitude, our view on things around us, what we eat, how we manage our time, anger control and so much more.
We may not want to admit it, but our little cloud of dirt affects everyone around us. If we had a friend stand next to us, emptied the can on our sweeper and then threw the contents in the air, not only would it get all over us, it would also get all over them. The same happens with the cloud we carry along with us; It gets in their lungs, affects their view and their thinking, it surrounds them and pieces of it stick to them. There is no avoiding it. Who would want to hang around with someone that makes them feel they need a shower all the time?
Reflection. 1 Corinthians 13:12. “For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.” It’s not hard to find the long-list. God’s word is filled with instructions of how our reflection can be cleaned up. When it comes time for the face to face with my Savior, I want to make sure my reflection is as clear as his. Spring cleaning in August? Yes, it’s time:)
Creatively His, Sue:)