Growing up my mom would say "Remember who you are and to whom you belong."
She would often say this whenever I was going somewhere - whether it was to the mall with friends, maybe out with a guy, or even when I went away to college.
As my parent, she knew that she did her best to teach me right from wrong and to instill in me high standards and morals.
My actions, no matter where I go, ultimately reflect how I was raised and this phrase of hers was basically my mom's way of reminding me not to forget all I've been taught.
As a child, I used to think this saying only applied to me being a reflection of my parents. However as I got older, I realized that I can look at it also as it applies to God.
Genesis 1:27 says "So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them."
God created us in His image and that means we are a reflection of Him too.That's pretty big but the problem is how often have we kept this in mind?
Think about the last time you did something you knew was wrong but chose to do anyway? In doing whatever it was, what kind of reflection were you?
And that's a question we should keep in mind daily: What kind of reflection am I? Because it'll help us everywhere we go and in everything we do, to remember who we are and to Whom we belong.