Make-up hides imperfections and accentuates good-points. It helps us present a face to the world that we think they will appreciate or like more. Sometimes our prayers and our giving can be used like makeup too! to get attention, and make people think better of our spirituality.
Jesus taught his disciples about praying and giving and warned them about doing so publicly Read his words in Matthew 6:1-6 here: http://bit.ly/1gNzaFS
The #nomakeupselfie campaign has raised R140m for breast cancer, but I’m left asking what are our motives? (and does posting without donating help?) What are your motives as you move through Lent this week towards remembering our Saviour’s sacrifice?