Gazing out into the distance this morning and I can see the amazing array of colorful fall foliage. Pondering over this, I am reminded that we were not made to see the world in just black and white. We have a rainbow of colors in nature to remind us that no one color is more special than the other. And while a red leaf is beautiful on its own, its beauty is enhanced when it exists among an array of different but equally beautiful shades of nature. For me to walk through life seeing myself as merely black or white, is to limit my beauty and deprives me from co-existing in my rightful place among all God’s beautiful creations in nature. Further, it gives undeserved power to those who chose to wear sunglasses to mute out the color spectrum of life. For no one ever gazed in awe at a rainbow because it was alternating stripes of black and white.
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