Throughout the day you will see many smiles. You might not ever think beyond the smile you see, but the truth is, there is a story behind every smile.
The story behind a smile is a young man who just lost his wife to a terminal illness, but she was saved and he recognizes she is out of pain and in a far better place. He smiles because his trust is in Jesus.
The story behind a smile is a woman who did not settle when it came to a lifetime companion. She waited on God's best for her and now she is happily married to a man who loves God first, and knows how to love her.
The story behind a smile is a family who faces financial struggles each day. The money seems to run out before all the bills are paid, but they are faithful tithers, and they know the Lord will take care of all their needs and a financial breakthrough is on the way.
The story behind a smile is a woman who is in pain. The smile masks the pain, but one would never know because she wears her smile daily. She is not defeated by her circumstances.
The story behind a smile is a man who is plotting evil in his heart. He is happy about the outcome of his wicked scheme.
So, the next time you walk by others and they smile and you smile back, you are exchanging stories because there is a story behind every smile.