There was an old saying at the mission that rings true now some 40 years later. “There’s nothing in it for you.”
I didn’t really understand then just how profound that simple statement was. But Time is a faithful teacher. And as I look now in the mirror and see a much more wrinkled image with a head laden with a heavy hoary frost, I takemore time to contemplate theincreasing fragility of myphysical state. It seems that the reality of my own mortality crowds daily into my thoughts.
In that mirror I also see in my own eyes how the years have neutralized the “piss and vinegar” that I was so full of back then in my 20’s and 30’s.
As my earthly frame grows weaker, that old saying–how that there’s nothing in this walk with God for you–rings truer. It is making so much more sense now as…
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