Seeing Through Another’s Eyes

How easy it becomes to find fault with others. To point fingers. To judge their decisions, their clothing, their lifestyle. So easy to forget the grace God extends to us!

No single human on earth is perfect. We are all sinners. We need to stop looking and comparing, judging and condemning others and ourselves! We need to remember that God loves us and wants the best for us. That doesn’t mean we will all be the same or have the same things. He gives us what we need. Not always what we want.

He gives us grace. When we sin, we find grace and forgiveness. It is ours, given through the cross, and we don’t have to earn it with good works or going to church every Sunday. It requires one thing. Believing in Jesus Christ, believing in our heart that He was crucified, died, and was resurrected. Accepting our sinful nature and asking for forgiveness. Accepting Him as our Savior. Only then will our hearts be changed and we will become new. We will be reborn.

I want to always look through the eyes of Jesus Christ. To see others and myself as He sees us. To love unconditionally and extend grace. Lifting my cup of tea with a smile and a wish for each of you to be filled with hope and peace.

By Carol Ann Erhardt

I'm a mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and best of all a child of God. The beautiful colors in God's world lift my spirits and give me inspiration. Every morning is a new beginning, and a blessed gift from God! I enjoy a cup of tea each morning and give thanks to my Savior for life eternal.

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