Just like a Cookie.
Well, like you are guessing, the first batch left me totally aggravated. It makes you start thinking; "What if the whole batch of cookies looks like this!" And if you are anything like me, that sure isn't a very good thought!
I simply love being in the kitchen, but sometimes while alone I can start feeling mighty lonely. So, I turned on some music, and let my thoughts entertain me. Well, one of my thoughts turned to my blog and what to write about next. Then all the sudden I had an Idea, and that is-- "We are just like those cookies"
Yes, yes, I know that by now you are laughing. I mean, us like a cookie? What could we ever really resemble. Surely its not our smell?
Well, before you get worried; no! It is not our smell. Although, that would be rather fun wouldn't it? Smelling like a delicious cookie all the time would attract a lot of people, and make a lot of people like us, wouldn't it? But no, that isn't exactly where I was trying to go.
As I described above when the first batch of cookies doesn't turn out right, they are very crumbly and ugly looking on the outside. By looks they are nothing. But when you bite down into the surface; when you feel the smoothness on your mouth-- its wonderful! Our lives are sorta like that. From the outside we may feel as if we are nothing, we may feel ugly and feel like we should just throw ourselves away.
But deep down we know that we have something wonderful surrounding us; and that is God! But what about the outside? What happens then? By just looking at us everyone will think that we are a failure.
Well, the Bible says that "Man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart." So you see, though the people around us may look on our outward appearance and judge us by our looks; God looks deeper than that. He looks to the heart.
And if our heart is full of love for him; beautiful and loyal-- that is all that matters! And if we trust in God, and praise his name day by day, soon we shall turn out to be just like those last batches of cookies. Soft. Beautiful. Fluffy. Or in other words; we shall be beautiful, and look like we have some great purpose... even from the outside. That is IF we will call on the name of the Lord, and just take one step at a time... with God by our side.
Whether you are feeling discouraged, ugly, or like a failure. That us just something to let you think upon for a little while. But for now...You didn't know that you could resemble a cookie, now did you? ;)
Taken and copied from " The Graceful maiden" Blog :)