People may not always see the treasure God has placed within you, so don't place too much value on the opinion of others. Trust that God knows what's in you, and He will choose you even when others overlook you.
Love Our Enemies
God will not pull a disappearing act on you. He is ALWAYS with you, no matter what you're going through!
No grit. no pearl. (pearls are formed when sand is introduced into the oyster. where it becomes an irritant. The oyster builds a cover around the grain of sand, to isolate the irritant, and it slowly becomes a pearl.
“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” As we trust in the Lord, any pressure or burden can help smooth out our rough edges and transform us into something brilliant—closer to and more like Him!