What Did You Learn?
So what can we learn from this? Does the phrase “to be green with envy” come from the jealous nature of the green eyed beauty? Someone who is “true blue” might have originated with the transparent nature of blue eyed people. If our eyes really are windows to our soul, then we can tell quite a lot about a person just from looking at them.
One of the saddest developments of our new smart phone age is that people rarely looks others in the eye. Put your phone down, make eye contact, stare into someone’s eyes and see what their eye color reveals to you.
Saint Jerome said, “The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.” What confessions is your eye color making for you?