Sunday spiritual thought: “Damaged, yet valuable”

The talk in our Christian meeting today was so refreshing. The speaker talked about finding favor in the eyes of God.

What really touched my heart was the thought from the Scriptures that God does not view us as “damaged goods.” Even when we feel we’re broken and it’s difficult for us to put back together all the pieces, God values us.

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To drive home the point, the speaker talked about how painstakingly art experts repaired Da Vinci’s sketch after it was damaged by a vandal who used a shotgun to blast a 6-inch hole in the artwork. Glass fragments and loose bits of paper were removed in the restoration and it took them months working on it. Continue reading