“The Christian life is like moving up the ladder toward God, one rung at a time. But the rung of a ladder was never designed for rest.” — unknown
Revenge in not the answer, but it is often our first emotional response to tragedy and grief.
This article will challenge us to rethink where we stand. It will also provide helpful insight for the next time we face temptation to retaliate. And we most certainly will.
I’ll forgive you if you don’t read it. I won’t want to, but I will.
It only takes a moment to become a Christian.
It takes a lifetime to become like Christ.
“One of the most dangerous things about the Christian faith is how easily it can be faked.” — Steve Brown
While listening to the radio last night on “the Z”, Z88.3, I heard Steve Brown say those words.
In our hearts, we intend to be a great Christians.
But in our busy lives, our behavior makes it is easy to appear fake.
Bottom line: we must figure this out.
Life is a treadmill. You get up, go to work, come home and then do it again the next day. And the next. And the next.
What makes your life meaningful?
Do you volunteer your time?
And, assuming that you do volunteer, what filters do you use to decide where to volunteer and how much to volunteer?
Once per month, my wife and I volunteer to conduct Children’s Liturgy of the Word at our Church. This activity may only seem like an hour of our time.
But the reality, and the thing many people get hung up on, is that quantity does not trump quality.
Eventually, the trick is to do both.