Everyday choices

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“If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and I desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” – E.B. White

A difficult choice, but one which must be made daily if my life is to have any meaning. If I choose to improve the world–even in small measure–then in doing so I may have the opportunity to enjoy it. If I choose simply to enjoy the world but not improve it, I fear this enjoyment will prove to be empty and ring hollow.

What about you?

Which choice will you make today?

Will you decide you only have time to complete tasks which benefit yourself?

Will you help others with a heart that views your help as an obligation, or with one which sees it as a gift to yourself and your Creator?

“Following Jesus isn’t about trying every day. It’s about dying every day.” – Kyle Idleman

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