A Mid-day Moment

Rethinking: “God doesn’t like ugly”

The following story would be just another “sappy” old-fashioned story if it were not so true–not just the story, but the important principle it teaches.  Don’t give up on yourself (or others); God’s still working on you…

A lady’s dainty handkerchief was ruined by an ugly ink blot. John Ruskin saw it and asked to borrow it for a few days. When he brought it back, where there had been a blot there was now beauty, for he had made the blot the foundation of a lovely design. And the Master does that with the ugly blots on our lives and in our personalities as we are caught up in His high purpose.

_Charles Allen, Healing Words, pg.90.

John Ruskin was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist.  (2/8/1819-1/20/1900) Source: Wikipedia

John Ruskin was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist.
(2/8/1819-1/20/1900)
Source: Wikipedia

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