Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Throwback Tuesday - Looks Aren’t Everything - Martin Wiles

 Looks Aren’t Everything

“Isn’t there even one woman in our tribe or among all the Israelites you could marry?” they asked. “Why must you go to the pagan Philistines to find a wife?” Judges 14:3 NLT

His untimely death proved to many that looks aren’t everything. 

Jimmy was born with a severely disfigured face and a medical condition that resulted in seizures. Doctors prescribed medicines to control the seizures, but there was nothing further they could do to change his appearance. My wife and I happened to be good friends with his mother. She shared his difficult journey and how no one would even employ him because of his appearance. Knowing of an open position in a restaurant owned by another friend of ours, my wife immediately called and secured him the job. Unfortunately, Jimmy died from a seizure a few months after beginning his first situation, but at his funeral, his employer testified about what a superior employee he had been. Looks mattered not. Read more...

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