The months-long preparations for Christmas are a lot like standing on the roadside for hours admiring the “distance” marker to a destination. The view might be nice, but it is not where we’re going.
Modern education is designed to produce serfs, not champions of liberty.
Move from passive recipient to active participant.
The measure of our joy is found where we direct the vision of our hearts and minds.
Sin blinds us to many things, but perhaps most especially the truth of who we are.