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The Missing Veil

I've been reading 2 Corinthians in my devotions recently, and spending a fair bit of time in chapter 3, where Paul famously says that "when one turns to the Lord, the veil is removed" (3:16). So it was beautiful to read Jackie Hill Perry's description of what happened when she arrived at work the day after being converted. Many of us have had similar experiences, I suspect, but we may not have expressed it quite like this:

I arrived at work the next day, a new creature. Though my soul was much different, my clothes were the same ... My best friend and co-worker Mike looked at me and said, “You look different.”

“What do you mean?” I said …

“I don’t know, man. You just look brighter.”

Maybe he noticed that the veil had been removed but didn’t know what to call it.

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