Mat 5:14-16 (KJV) Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. The slogan in one of the organizations I’ve worked for is, “Stand to be seen; speak to be heard.” Yet, our attempt to stand out from the crowd can be sometimes intimidating- even threatening as we might most likely stick out like a sore thumb to begin with!
To be outstanding in limelight we must definitely start shining in and through obscurity.
For instance, imagine trying to share a vision in its crudest form to doubting people or trying to express a gift still under review, or even run against popular opinion for a cause we… read more