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“Keep your Hands to Yourself”


What does a hypocrite look like? The design of this portrait was to portray innocence, someone that could do no harm. She stands at front, behind a dark and lonely road, one that I have come to know all too often and that is the ease of separating myself from others. Jesus shows me to be cautious of appointing myself judge and pointing out the flaws in others. Then he commands me to recognize that I possess flaws (my own sin). It is only then that I might be able to help others recognize how sin hurts ourselves, allowing darkness to swallow us alive. Love covers a multitude of sins both for “those people” and myself. I chose to stand in the light of love and not in the power of darkness.

Karina Whitmarsh
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About the Author

  • Marianne Peters is a freelance writer, master gardener, and environmental educator. She lives in Plymouth, Indiana with her husband, two teenage daughters, and two mischievous ginger cats called Fred and George (after the Weasley twins of Harry Potter fame). From 2008-2013 she wrote the Creation Care column for Covenant Companion magazine. In 2011, her family decided to downsize by half, a decision that led to the publication of her book Declutter for Good: Share Your Life and Reclaim Your Life. She blogs about green living and gardening at www.freshwordswriting.com.

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