“Christin, you are pretty, but it’s too bad that you’re black.”
Her words pierced my soul like a razor-sharp dagger. I was in Central America, thousands of miles from my home on a college study abroad program. The beauty of the tropical trees, vibrant flowers and sights of the city were so inviting. But at that moment I felt unwelcome. Unwanted. Utterly despised and rejected.
Have you ever experienced painful words from others that cut like a sword? Join me at Lori Schumaker’s blog Searching for Moments to hear how the healing balm of God’s Word heals our every wound.
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