Who is in front of me right now? Do they have my full attention? Do I realize they are made in the image of God? Am I treating them that way? Am I extending them the grace that has been extended to me? Beyond the surface of refusing to sit criss cross applesauce on her dot, what is the yearning of the little 5 year old heart in front of me? As much as he gets on my nerves, do I realize that Jesus died for him too? Though I care way too much what she thinks, do I see that behind the power trip is really a whole bunch of insecurity?  

May He grant us the grace and patience to see people as He sees them while we are present in our relationships.

This is part of 31 days (of being present). Join the other 31 day-ers here.

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