God dressed all of creation with His glory when He created the universe. He dressed my soul with the infinite beauty of His grace when I was baptized. Do I keep this beauty safe? Do I adorn my soul and make it grow in beauty, or do I destroy its beauty with my vices, sins, bad habits, laziness, selfishness?
You know the word “dumbstruck”... when you feel like your brain suffers from a momentary malfunction because it doesn’t know how to process what it just heard or saw? Well, that’s how I felt for a moment when my friend told me this story.
Imagine a soldier at war, guarding the borders of his territory… he is on watch with eyes like a hawk. He knows he is at war and that the enemy is trying to infiltrate his camp to attack and destroy, so he has to be constantly alert.