No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.
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I am a jack of all trades and master of none especially when it comes to arts and crafts. I dabble. I see what I can do but never to the extent of becoming what the world would deem a "master" craftsperson. I try things. I experiment. I push the ideas to the limit of my current abilities but I move on to other arenas before I push passed the threshold of amateurism. I snuff my light out before too many can see the rookie mistakes, the flaws and the elementary design. The message of the Gospel is one that constantly reminds us all that the light we have been given is not ours to be snuffed out or deemed as worthless before it has an opportunity to do what light does. Light relentlessly finds a way through cracks in the door, spaces between the wood, holes in the armor to find its way to those who need it most. If a refrigerator door can be an gallery for a budding artist, there are lampstands for the smallest candles.
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Let your light, Lord, so shine in the likes of people like me. Amen.