If I asked you to look and this picture and tell me what you see… what would you say?
“I see a black dot.”
Not many people would answer like this, (and could this perspective be a more healthier one?):
“I see a whole lot of white and just a small amount of black.”
Do you get it? Does this make sense?
Recently I heard of all the drama about Ard Matthews in SA.
(So the mess up from Ard Matthews can be seen here: ard matthews singing national anthem)
I don’t want to write too much.
– Yes, maybe he should have practiced the song more.
– Yes, maybe he should have known the words more.
BUT why on earth are people so quick to judge and look at people’s faults?
How many white south africans can actually speak black african languages well? It is difficult for us!
And from a faith perspective, how often have we fumbled and tripped over our nerves or clumsiness in front of Greatness?
Does God scorn us for getting the words wrong?
Does God just see the black dot?
I don’t think so!