Did you know that if you stand under a night sky and hold a dime in your hand at arm’s length, you obscure the light and beauty of millions of stars? Millions. The closer you move that dime to your eye, the more stars disappear from sight.
At the start of the 2009 Hannah’s Prayer retreat, our speaker, Ginger Garrett, asked us to decide what we would focus on that weekend. Would we clutch that dime close to our eye, seeing only our own pain and grief, or would we set it aside to gain access to the light and beauty we had been blocking out?
I’m posting over at Held today, friends… will you join me there to read the rest?