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Coffee and the Lookin' Glass . . .

Discussion in 'Daily Devotionals' started by Durango, Jul 15, 2003.

  1. Durango

    Durango Well-Known Member

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    There I was standing in front of the mirror this morning shaving and I
    recalled how Grandma always called the mirror a looking glass.

    Now I have this terrible habit of not pronouncing the "g" when saying
    words
    ending in "ing".

    So when I pronounce the words "looking glass" it comes out sounding
    more like
    "lookin' glass".

    Well, I let the thought pass for the time being and continued shaving.

    After I finished shaving I headed into the kitchen and poured myself a
    cup of
    coffee.

    And as I sat there with my cup of coffee the thought of the "lookin
    glass"
    returned to me.

    So I thought on this for a while and I realized that maybe a "look in
    glass"
    wouldn't be such a bad idea.

    Something to make us look inside ourselves at the beginning of each and
    every
    day.

    To look inside ourselves and think about what positive things we are
    doing to
    strengthen our relationship with the Lord. . . .

    And what negatives we are adding that could damage our relationship with the Lord.

    Well, the coffee is done, and I think tomorrow I'll spend an extra
    minute or
    two in front of the mirror to use it as a "lookin glass".

    Just a thought!

    Durango

    Luke 6:41-42

    "Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?

    How can you say to your brother, 'Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,' when you yourself fail to see the plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye."
     
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  2. fieldmouse3

    fieldmouse3 Contributor

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    US-Republican
    That's something that would help me see where I'm going wrong....AND what I'm doing right!
     
  3. OpenBook

    OpenBook Guest

    +0
    I like that 'the Look in Glass'

    I also like the idea of looking at your postivies first.

    OB
     
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