Do you remember show and tell? It was a time set aside in elementary (or primary) school for the students to bring in an object from home and take turns sharing what the item was and a little bit of a description. Like the name says, first you show then you were supposed to tell about it.
Lately, I have been experiencing a kind of show and tell from God. He prompts me to notice people or situations and explains what I have been prompted to see. Every time He does this it also has required my listening to follow His promptings. When I do, I find myself being in the right place at the tight time. His timing for an amazing show and tell.
I will admit sometimes when God shows me something, it usually comes with a side of self – reflection. And conviction. God has been showing me my own shortcomings with judging others by stereotyping them. Maybe I am just the product of my generation and culture, but I didn’t really see it in myself, I was too blind to see my own blindness. That’s why God needed to show me my blindness and tell me about it.
But, to be clear, it hasn’t been to make me feel bad, per se, although I quickly repented and asked for God’s forgiveness, but rather it was for my benefit. To instruct me and open my eyes. To help me to move forward in my faith.
Has this happened to you? Are you listening to God’s promptings? Is He bringing you into situations and showing you truth about yourself and others? I pray He has and that He will continue to help your grow in your faith. God Bless – Nancy