So the oyster begins to overlay the particle with its own tissue. And as days turn into weeks and months and years, the irritating particle becomes a beautiful, non-irritating object of value: an iridescent pearl.
When irritants are introduced in my life, what do I do about them? Do I let them irritate, constantly rubbing me the wrong way? Or do I take proactive steps to use those irritating times for good, actively seeking to use them to honor God?
After all, pearls don’t come about all on their own. They are purposefully created: intentional pearls.