Just who do you think you are?!
I’m sure many of us, sometime in our lives, heard that statement of indignation, disgust, horror. And it was meant to “put us in our place.” Maybe you heard it at work when you applied for that promotion or made a gutsy decision. Or maybe you heard it as a kid, when you wrote an essay that received an “A+” or when you made the basket that won the game.
No matter how young or how old you were when you heard it, it still stung. Even for a moment, it made you feel less than the person you knew yourself to be.
And you know . . . you were right.
You’re right not because of some absurd delusion you have of yourself, but because of a timeless truth. YOU . . . are special. You are uniquely, individually-created by a loving God.
We’re told in the Book of Genesis that God created the world, starting with saying “Let there be light.” And there was light. From there, God...