I am joining in with The Gypsy Mama today for the 5 Minute Friday, although it is Saturday. We write for 5 minutes, no editing, just free flow from the heart.
Today’s Prompt: Beauty
She stood in front of the mirror, looking at the person that stared back at her. She tried to look beyond the imperfections, but it was all she could see. There was one there, with a loud voice, “You are ugly”. “You will never amount to anything”. “Why would anyone love you”. In guilt and shame, she hung her head low.
But then He came. His voice was not loud, but rather a whisper. A still small voice. But she heard it loud and clear above the other voice. “You are beautiful”. “You are altogether lovely”. “I formed you and you are prefect”. And then He asked me to look again into the mirror. To look beyond what my eye can see and to see Him. And He reminded me that when I see Him, I see beauty. He is beauty. He created all things, perfect and lovely.
Beauty is not necessarily what I see in the mirror. Beauty is the person of Christ, the reflection of Christ. That is true beauty. I no longer have to hang my head in shame and listen to the loud voice of the enemy. For I have been bought with a price, I am His beloved and He is mine. I was chosen from the foundation of the world.
Christ in me, this is beauty.
*This one was not as easy as the last ones. I am realizing that this topic of beauty is still a hard topic for me and I continue to gain so much revelation. Thank you God that you look beyond my imperfections and see me as beautiful.