Notice the quarter years? I was sitting in line waiting and I pulled out these 2 quarters. I wondered what happened to the newer quarter to make it look so much older. What has it been through. It can’t tell me anything, yet I wondered.
We are also like those two quarters.
Sometimes we cannot even express why we are so bruised and worn out. We just are. How many hands have held those quarters?
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 New International Version (NIV)
8 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; 9 persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.
We may face times of peril and heartache, but we are still worth as much as the shiny quarter. We just may have a few extra scars.
You are worthwhile and loved!