Shining like stars

When a member of my family took part in and actually won a national ballet competition at the tender age of eight, her reaction was simply: “I didn’t do it. God did!” She had glimpsed a wonderful spiritual truth that echoes the words of Christ Jesus, “I can of mine own self do nothing” (John 5:30).

The youngster’s pure expression of divine qualities was evidenced in her performance that day. Loveliness shone from her as she proved her understanding of the principles of discipline, grace, and precision. Her moment of triumph was very special at that point in her experience.

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