You know those moments when things people say and do to you catch you completely off guard. You are in shock that anyone could even act that way to you. I have had a couple of these instances lately. I am trying to respond with grace. Part of that is learning not to react to every injustice. Sometimes we are called to speak back with kindness.
It's no coincidence that I have been meditating on Titus 3:2.
"to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing humility to all men."
The other day, I was drawing with sidewalk chalk with my girls. I wrote out the last part of the verse and my seven-year-old pointed out that I left the l out of humility. Ironic. Of course, I fixed it. I also had a good laugh at my own humanity. We are but dust.
Here is another Bailey Jean for you: