“Why would you focus on the flaw in someone else’s life and yet fail to notice the glaring flaws of your own? How could you say to your friend, ‘Let me show you where you’re wrong,’ when you’re guilty of even more? You’re being hypercritical and a hypocrite! First acknowledge your own ‘blind spots’ and deal with them, and then you’ll be capable of dealing with the ‘blind spot’ of your friend” (Matt. 7:3-5, tPt).
Blind spots. We all have them. However, by their very nature, they are imperceptible. Therefore, we often forget that we do indeed have weaknesses we cannot see. How easy it is to see the blind spots of others! How glaringly obvious they seem to us, when our own are nearly undetectable!
I read a funny story that illustrates this principle in a delightful way. I know you’ll enjoy it too: Continue reading Blind Spots