How do you represent your life?

I have been in certain situations lately where it has been revealed to me that people were counting on me to see  how I would handle the problem.. I am most of the time a person who stays calm and tries to be balanced in my actions. But no one is perfect, and sometimes my mouth gets in my way before I can stop from speaking! I have more than once in my life had to swallow my pride and apologize for my "foot in my mouth" disease I seem to have!

But I was listening to a sermon one Sunday and it was brought up to us that "The only Bible some people will ever see is the gospel of your life!" I was struck by that comment.

I want people to come away from me feeling loved and happier than before they saw me. I know I can't be perfect in this, but it's what I strive for. I want my life to count not only for my own selfish reasons, but to live a life that has real meaning. There is already so much confusion and frustration in our world that it is nice to be around people who can be a positive influence and a light in what seems to be a dark and gloomy universe at times. We live in a time when there is so much anger and hatred and people being at odds, the question becomes "Can you be that person who can be the light in someone's life?"

In 2 Corinthians 2:14 it is said in the Message Bible"through you, people smell the sweet scent of Christ"

I want to be a beautiful fragrance of this life on earth, for Him, through Him and in Him. I want to understand my purpose , and leave a good representation of my life while I'm here. I want my friends and family to know I am here for them; they can count on me, and while I may say the wrong things at times....I'm just a woman ....with a purpose....who's not perfect....who's trying to represent her life in the best way I can.