Warby Parker- John 9:11
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Warby Parker- John 9:11

EYE am so thankful that prescription glasses are finally a fashion accessory in my wardrobe. One small struggle I have on the daily is my eye sight. Other than this issue, I am really blessed with my health! Praise Jesus. In the 5th grade, when teachers still wrote on whiteboards and not everything was digitized, I distinctly remember having difficulty reading red dry erase marker specifically. Then blue marker. Then black marker. So pretty much everything my teacher wrote on the board was a blur. As a redhead with bright freckles and braces, I REFUSED to tell my parents that I had trouble seeing because I was not mentally prepared to be the redhead with bright freckles, braces, AND glasses. After failing an eye exam at school a few months later, I negotiated with my parents to wear contact lenses. Even after sitting in the optometrist’s office for THREE hours trying to put in both contact lenses, this became a new part of my morning and bedtime routine.
Here we are 13 years later, and I had enough of this nonsense of feeling embarrassed, even in the privacy of my own home from wearing dorky glasses. This year for Christmas, I asked my parents for a Warby Parker gift card so that I could finally get my hands on (or I guess face into) a pair of fashionable prescription glasses. Warby Parker is an online retailer that has an at home try-on program to find each individual the perfect pair of prescription eyeglasses or sunglasses. Better yet, for every pair sold, they give a pair to someone in need! They allow you to select 5 pairs for the at home try-on. Once you select the favorite, you send them all back along with your prescription and VOILA, they arrive in the mail in no time at all! While I am still a redhead with bright freckles (yet no braces), I can confidently say that I am proud to wear my glasses!
For more info about Warby Parker’s Buy a Pair, Give a Pair program look here!
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He replied, “The man they call Jesus made some mud and put it on my eyes. He told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed, and then I could see.”
John 9:11
Jesus was a man of many miracles! The account in the Bible of Jesus healing the blind man is a widely known story. While impaired vision is something that I deal with, I know that God had the ability to heal any human health-related issue. In fact, the technology that God designed through scientists and doctors to heal vision through lasik eye surgery is a miracle in itself! Whether we wear eye glasses or not, we should be looking at life through the lens of Jesus.
Have a blessed week!
xoxo

3 Comments

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    danicaraye

    May 4, 2016

    it was a TREAT to MEET you yesterday Sarah. looking forward to getting to know you more…

    i've been struggling for months to pick out which warby parker frames to purchase… i wanted 4 of the 5 i tried!

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    Love Glasses

    May 30, 2016

    Like Warbyparker , GlassesShop.com has been long known as provider of affordable frames and glasses. This is one online store where you definitely to practice How You Can Start Spending Smart issue, especially it comes to prescription eyeglasses. Strongly recommend it.

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    20hector13

    July 3, 2016

    Thank God glasses are “in!”

    Warbyparker has really cool stylish frames and affordable…can’t beat that!

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