I am not perfect. I mess up every day, multiple times a day.
But thanks be to God for His sweet, forgiving grace that is always flowing over me, cleansing me and renewing me. I am undeserving, but He extends this great grace anyway. I am full of faults and crooked ways, but He pursues me in love…
Being damaged does not mean that Something loses value Or importance It simply means it has added character Cracks along the straight lines That make it different And unique But its value does not change.
This applies to people as well Humans are essentially just flaws And strangeness Stitched together To form Beautiful Creatures.
“We were made to enjoy music, to enjoy beautiful sunsets, to enjoy looking at the billows of the sea and to be thrilled with a rose that is bedecked with dew…Human beings are actually created for the transcendent, for the sublime, for the beautiful, for the truthful…and all of us are given the task of trying to make this world a little more hospitable to these beautiful things.”—Desmond Tutu (via vacilandoelmundo)