“We live from our heart: The part of us that drives and organizes our life is not the physical”-Dallas Willard
The story is told in Luke’s Gospel of the ten lepers who were cleansed, yet only one returned to give thanks.
How do we learn about greatness? We can read books about the subject. Perhaps we may decide to look at movies with persons who we consider to be courageous and skillful.
Is there a better time than Good Friday or Resurrection Sunday to reflect on the selfless sacrifice of one person for the sake of others?
“A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.”-Proverbs 11:25
“Trust the LORD completely, and don’t depend on your own knowledge. With every step you take, think about what he wants, and he will help you go the right way.”-Proverbs 3:5-6
“Who has the wisdom to count the clouds? Who can tip over the water jars of the heavens…?”
“You must be joking, Tyrone! What do you mean that I should overlook an offence? You were going fine with the sections on wisdom and patience, hard as the latter could sometimes be.
Ice Cream. Donuts. Cheesecake. Brownies. These aren’t exactly your healthiest food choices, but they all have at least one thing in common: they’re sweet. Our taste buds are attracted to sweetness.
Life is short. Death is unpredictable, yet certain. Our brief sojourn on this earth, therefore, needs to count because after we have departed this life, we can’t work, make plans, grow in knowledge or live out wisdom principles.