Here’s the story.
During a recent morning, I was dealing with some personal issues that had me really emotionally charged and just acting in a manner that was totally uncalled for. During my emotional meltdown, I said some really mean things to someone that really should be the last person that I should treat in such an awful manner.
After a bit of cool off time, my senses came back to me and I felt really compelled to pray for repentance for my behavior. Coincidentally (or not), I happened to notice a church located on a block that I often pass by, but never realized was there. The first thing that caught my attention was a huge sign outside by the door that said, “Visitors welcome.”
So visit I did.
I walked in really with no intention other than to find a nice quiet place where I could just be still and pray.
Within a few steps, I passed by this painting and immediately couldn’t help but chuckle out loudly.
In my mind I’m thinking, “Ha, check this out.. Jesus just chillin’ with some Chinese kids.”
I guess I found it particularly amusing since not once or twice, but actually more than a few times, I’ve encountered individuals who upon finding out about my faith make the comment, (more…)