God Sees The Best Of Me !

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God Sees the Best in Me! Best. When I think of the word best, it seems fairly uncomplicated. As a word that is often found in daily vocabulary, it slipped into my conversation at a very young age. However, when I look at the definition of the word in the context of God seeing the best in me, the definition is quite profound. The word best means “of the most excellent, effective, or desirable type of quality.” Some of its synonyms include “premier,” “matchless,” “incomparable,” and “supreme.” It is hard to imagine how anyone as great as the God that I serve would see the best in me, but scripture supports me in this claim. “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Ephesians 2:10 While I proudly proclaim this truth now, it has been quite a journey towards recognizing how valued I actually am. Growing up in a spirit-filled home, my younger years were filled with plenty of encouragement and an abundance of support. My parents and church family both created an environment that fostered growth and confidence. I continued this way up until around third grade, when I unexpectedly had to switch elementary schools. Just like my first elementary school, it was a non-denominational, Christian school. However, there was one stark difference between that school and my first one. While my first school was racially divided, about 50/50 between blacks and whites, I suddenly become one of only two black students in my

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