Jan 22 2010

We Are Far Too Easily Pleased


“If you asked twenty good men today what they thought the highest of the virtues, nineteen of them would reply, Unselfishness. But if you had asked almost any of the great Christians of old, he would have replied, Love. You see what has happened? A negative term has been substituted for a positive, and this is more than a philological importance.

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Oct 27 2009

Learning to Love

“What makes a man a good cricketer? Practice. What makes a man a good man? Practice. Nothing else.”

Henry Drummond on the fruits of the Spirit:


Now the business of our lives is to have these nine things fitted into our characters. That is the supreme work to which we need to address ourselves in this world, to learn Love. Is life not full of opportunities for learning Love? Every man and woman every day has a thousand of them. The world is not a play-ground; it is a schoolroom. Continue reading

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