We stopped for lunch at a popular all-you-can-eat buffet. We paid at the door after a nice conversation with the hostess and then found ourselves a booth near one of the big windows. Our plates were soon filled with all the foods we liked best, and after giving the Lord thanks, dug right in!
While Daniel intrigued us with his knowledge of the word hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, I looked at our receipt sitting on the table. To my surprise my wife and I had each been given the senior citizen discount price! Neither of us is even close to the senior age. I suggested that to the very young lady working at the register, everyone over the age of 20 must look old.
Back in 1860, George Eliot coined the phrase, “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.”
William Shakespeare wrote, “All that glitters is not gold.”
God says it best, The Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart (1 Samuel 16:7).