Linda Chandra (Banten, Indonesia)
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The Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” - 1 Samuel 16:7 (NIV)
One day while I was pruning my tree, a woman came up to me and asked why I was doing it. I told her that the leaves and branches were being eaten by caterpillars and weren’t growing, so I was cutting them to allow new shoots to grow. This morning...
With God’s help, I can see beyond what is in plain sight.
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