The message is that we can strip off the sackcloth and ashes and accept God’s amazing gift of grace.  Honestly, our lives, when transformed, should be a billboard to God’s unfailing goodness.  Our lives should point to Jesus and show his great glory.  

A Masterpiece?

Whenever I asked my guests for their opinion on the Mona Lisa, they almost always described it as unimpressive.  It is small.  Not at all what was expected.  But they were glad they had been close to de Vinci’s masterpiece.