The school nurse in me chuckled when the picture appeared: sheep in a pink haze.
The thought came to me: I need my vision checked.
When I asked (twice!) for the one speaking to repeat what he said, I thought: I need my hearing checked.
In fact, since embarking on the fast that chose me, I have experienced several instances of spiritual hearing and vision screenings.
I learned how dim my vision and dull my hearing can be at times. I am thankful for grace that answers the cry of my heart:
OPEN MY EARS LORD AND HELP ME TO LISTEN
OPEN MY EYES LORD I WANT TO SEE JESUS
Seeing and hearing Jesus helps me more clearly see and hear people.
I am grateful today for:
#162 ears to hear
#163 eyes to see
#164 the love of God who does not judge by what he sees with his eyes
#165 the love of God who does not decide by what he hears with his ears
#166 new mercies every morning
#167 new perspective on assignments
#168 renewed heart of gratitude
#169 friends for the journey
#170 loosened chains of injustice
#171 dancing feet now freed