Sunday, June 10, 2018

Give your heart to what will endure

Morning: Psalms 24, 29; Ecclesiastes 6:1-12; Acts 10:9-23

A woman we know grows vegetables where the soil is poor.  When she hears I plan to garden someday, she says, “Start now; it takes years to build up good soil.”  If something life-giving captures your heart, don’t wait for a better time – there isn’t one.  A professor of mine said, “Read the best books first.”  Jesus says devote yourself now to what really matters: downsize, be generous, focus on life’s real treasures, give your heart now to what will last – be clear about what that is – and you will experience what they sometimes call ‘heaven’... right here.

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