“Being heard is so close to being loved,
– David W. Augsburger
“The capacity for sacrifice and service that human beings
– Don Piper, 90 Minutes in Heaven, p. 116
This morning I read an inspirational message from “Daily Insights” by Zig Ziglar and Dr. Ike Reighard.
“Love doesn’t happen because we use flowery words or express good intentions.
It becomes real in our difficult choices every day.”
What a powerful thought! Love requires commitment, which is fulfilled by the big and small choices we make every moment of every day. What a powerful reminder!
We could easily take the word “love” and replace it with others that are equally dependent on commitment. Read the quotation several times, each time replacing “love” with one of the following: friendship, relationship, growth, happiness, honesty, integrity, respect, success, faith, teaching, helping, world-class service, implementation, and victory.
Which one struck a chord within you?
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