Are you a Leaf person or glory person? Do you see thebig picture or small picture?
Can you see the forest for the trees? Do you see history and your incredibly important part in the story God is telling? Is you life and Adventure, are you made for more, or do you see longer hours, rising bills and debt collectors?
Are you working for just another promotion, more possessions and another useless toy?
When go through life, do you see people with worries, longing, anxiety, or do you merely see annoyances, competitors, and rivals you use to get what you wan5. To rise above, criticize and
Spiritual formation is about awareness. Developing that inner sense of Gods presence
So let me ask, are you more of a dreamer or a doer?
Do you have a creative bent to dream God-sized, can you see possibilities when others see problems?
This is the true joy of life, being used up for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work, the more I LIVE.
Life is no “brief candle” to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for a moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. “George Bernard Shaw