Not only can he get inside a woman’s head, he can actually make her see things she believes to be reality.
“Yep, honey, I re-tiled the bathroom floor yesterday. You hadn’t noticed?”
“Happy birthday, honey! I hope you like your ring. Yes, that is a diamond; two carats. And those little guys on the side? Emeralds. Well, nothing’s too good for my sweetheart!”
“Funny you should say that; no one’s ever told me I look just like Brad Pitt.”
Of course, there are the suicidal tendencies that apparently come along with latent psychic abilities, but what’s a little potential death when you could be able to convince her that her mother doesn’t need to drop in for a visit because she’s already living in the guest room at the end of the hall?
But here’s hoping you’re able to pull off those sorts of illusions—‘cause JD can’t. In fact, anytime he trips through woman’s mind, he leaves a nasty trail of visions that drum up fear, violence and death.
But still…that mother-in-law thing might be worth it.
It’s up to us to love these folks, the ones who sometimes seem the most undeserving, not only because Jesus did, but because it’s what he would have us to do. And if we honestly do so, that turn-the-other-cheek kind of love glorifies Him…because there’s no way we could come up with a love like that on our own.
After all, a fella’s only got so many cheeks.