St. Therese of Lisieux was called Sister Therese of the Child Jesus in her religious life. She had a great devotion to the Child Jesus and often thought of herself as His plaything.
The image of being a bit of silly putty or play dough in the hands of God has recently come across my inner radar screen. I think, especially by this age, I am rather used to being in the inner "form" that I currently am. I am, as they say, stuck in my ways.
Recently I have begun to feel overwhelmed and stretched thin. I think that God is purposely stretching me beyond my normal comfort level in order to enlarge my soul to include virtues and character traits that I would not otherwise have, nor even imagine I could possess.
All is in the hands of God. I put myself at the foot of His cross.