When someone is writing an article or some other longer paper, it usually starts with a draft copy, then it gets edited and refined. Language is clarified, and phrases are sharpened to better express what the writer wants to convey. It is that same refining and clarifying process that our Lord is doing in each of us. We are God’s creation. He made us, and called us to be one with Him through Christ Jesus. Throughout our lives He works to refine us into His image. The difference between us and a manuscript is that we can resist the Refiner’s hand. Yet, in His patience and persistence, He continues to work, and has given us the promise that He will not stop until we are complete. This is an ongoing and daily process. Look with anticipation at how our Lord will work in you today.