How many times have you chased after something you thought would make you happy? How many alluring scents of “roses” have seduced you and, in the end, turned out to be thorns of disappointment and sorrow?
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.