Rejected Stone

A set of brown and red colored stones.

Glossy stones. Photo courtesy of Eric Prouzet / Unsplash.

“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 

Blessed are they who mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Blessed are they who do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake” (Matthew Ch: 5).

 “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world” (John 16:33).

 In life you’re faced with many challenges, but throughout all the trials and sufferings there is a greater reward at the end. Family, friends and society might look upon you as an outcast or a rejected stone. 

But in God’s eye you’re a jewel created in his image. Your spirit is designed with many facets of energy that reflect your inner person. In life we try to fit into different social cliques, but sometimes we just don’t fit. 

You were chosen before the foundation of the world to be different, to stand out from the crowd and to be a voice for the world. 

Be of good courage, you’ll overcome the world.

Jennifer Orange is an artist and vendor with Street Sense.

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