FRIDAY FIVE – Windows of the Soul

This Friday Five is inspired by Sophia’s husband’s Lasik surgery yesterday….we are praying for his safe recovery and sharing our thoughts on eyes and vision.

1. What color are your beautiful eyes? Did you inherit them from or pass them on to anyone in your family? My eyes are hazel, but contact lenses make them look more green than hazel. My mom’s eyes are blue, and my dad’s are brown, so mine are the result of some recessive gene stuff going on, I guess!

2. What color eyes would you choose if you could change them?
I would not change my eye color – sticking with green.

3. Do you wear glasses or contacts? What kind? Like ’em or hate ’em?
I have worn some kind of corrective lenses since I was a small child, mostly contacts. I have tried both hard and soft; the gas-permeable lenses work best for me. I don’t like or hate them; they are simply a part of life. I am legally blind without correction, so I am just grateful to have the technology to see so well with relative comfort too.

4. Ever had, or contemplated, laser surgery? Happy with the results?
I have been told that I am not a candidate, at least not yet.

5. Do you like to look people in the eye, or are you more eye-shy?
I like to look people in the eye – most intentionally when I offer them the Eucharist. I believel that this is such powerful way to communicate God’s “for you” promise in the meal.

Bonus question: Share a poem, song, or prayer that relates to eyes and seeing.
I will work on this one…I Can See Clearly Now is running through my head, but I want to find something else too…


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Sophia
    Dec 13, 2008 @ 10:39:00

    I love to gaze in people’s eyes when giving–or receiving–Communion too.Great song pick!


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