What’s the best way to feel regenerated and renewed? Thomas (Tim) Mitchinson, a colleague and a writer, who focuses on the relationship between thought, spirituality, health and trends in that field, gives us much food for thought on this topic. Tim writes:
One day while reading in the living room of the retirement home where she lived, Mildred glimpsed a woman on the opposite side of the room. She thought about waving or saying good morning, but decided against making the effort because the woman didn’t look too friendly. As she studied the Bible in her lap, the thought came to her that no matter how unfriendly the stranger might look, she could behave in a loving manner.
Mildred prayed quietly to see the woman as God saw her–lovely and perfect. She smiled and nodded at the woman, and the woman smiled and nodded right back! That’s when Mildred realized she was looking in a mirror, and that grumpy – now smiling–woman was her own reflection!
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