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Be Flawed and Quirky


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Be the flawed person,
The quirky, unique person,
God made you to be

You are magical
When you exhibit beauty.
Butterflies emerge!

One-of-a-Kind


Do you ever have a tendency to measure yourself against others?

I do… and I often come up short! After all, I’m only five foot nothing.  Really!!

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If I measure me against me,
I could be 6’3″

If I measure me against YOU,
I’m maybe not even 2’2″

So, who do I use?
Whose feet do I choose?

Who carries my blues?
Who walks in my shoes?

“No one,” you say?

“God took His soft clay
And molded a shape –
Unique! Full of play.”

 

body statue

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God gifted your soul
Full of treasures untold –
Then He threw out the mold.
You’re more precious than gold.

Who do I measure myself against then?

“No one,” God smiles.
“You’re a one-of-a-kind gem!”

My grandson said, “So what do we do with this knowledge?”

I answered,  “Remember, you are unique.
Don’t let your self-esteem be measured by the
size of someone else’s anything!”

 

(Go back to the clay figure and you can see
what kind of “anything” that caused that deduction!)

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Oh bludder!!!


Bite your tongue, my friend …
Know you were created PERFECTLY –

and Have a Merry Christmas!

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Q = Quirkiness


Day #17 in my A-Z series on “What Makes Me Happy?”

QUIRKINESS

I like different folks

Not afraid to be quirky

Stand out in the crowd

There is nothing ordinary about my three Swiss grandsons! You just saw the namesake of one of them… and then you met my youngest one … the sushi guy. Both are Christian. But, no, I’m not sure about the Christ-like part. They are named Christian … the first crazy guy was our Swiss AFS exchange student in 1980-81. Our daughter married his first cousin – and later named her third son after him.

Now, before you start judging all those unusual and zany folks, just remember, “We’re all a quirky work in progress.”

Jesus ain’t finished with us yet! And He was a little quirky, too, don’tcha think? Water into wine? Who’d ever done THAT before??

Walking on water?

How quirky can you get?

Such quirkiness is challenging. Folks who are different sometimes want to fit in.

That can be hard. And sometimes heartbreaking! But I say, “Embrace your differences! Celebrate quirkiness!”

Here are all three of those Swiss grandsons. Each is unique. Each is a little quirky in his own way.

Quirkiness makes me happy. It makes the world go round.

What’s quirky about you? Do you love it?? God made you unique.

Just remember, He don’t make no junk!! 🤪

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