May 24, 2009

Am I Wasting My Time?

"If we want to be anything other than what God has made us to be, we are wasting our time. It will not work. The greatest accomplishment in life is to be what we are, which is God's idea of what he wanted us to be when he brought us into being; and no ideas of ours will ever change it. Accepting that gift is accepting God's will for us, and in its acceptance lies the path to growth and ultimate fulfillment."

--Thomas Keating, The Heart of the World: An Introduction to Contemplative Christianity

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