That’s just your reflection, silly!

This flower made me laugh out loud.

I can see myself!!

I can see myself!!

Its tall, proud lavender bloom bending way over the edge of the stone wall that contained it. I could just hear its surprise at seeing its own reflection in the stone sidewalk.

But what a meager image that shadow shows. Not nearly the beauty of the lovely lavender petals. Dim and brown, it is only a 2-D, black and white version of the full color original.

“I can see myself!” but the me I see is not who I am.

The words of 1 Corinthians 13:12 leapt to mind: For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known.

What a day that will be! When it is no longer just the reflection I am looking at but the real thing. Just imagine the beauty that God sees. In me. In us all.

About wlebolt

Life comes at you fast. I like to catch it and toss it back. Or toss it up to see where it lands. I do my best thinking when I'm moving. And my best writing when I am tapping my foot to a beat no one else hears. Kinesthetic to the core.

Posted on June 2, 2014, in Body and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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