Strength

A little over a month ago I got a tattoo. I was really excited to share it with my close friends and I knew most people wouldn’t have a problem with it, however, I chose not to display it on social media. I didn’t want to disappoint anyone and I was afraid people would judge me, but I finally posted a picture on Instagram the other day. I realized the reason I got this tattoo was for myself, but I shouldn’t hide it. It’s like my faith — if I have it but don’t show it, I’m not doing any good to those around me. So maybe my tattoo won’t affect others’ lives, but its effect on me is a reminder. A reminder to live my life for the Lord and never hide my faith, because others need to see it.

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In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Matthew 5:16

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My Instagram post:

A little over a month ago I got a tattoo that I designed to remind myself of my life verse. [I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13] Surrounded by the weakness of the world, there are times I need a physical reminder that I possess the mighty strength of the Lord.

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