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To live or to die

life-auro‘I was listening to a sermon Sunday, and suddenly the phrase “grain of wheat” struck me and wouldn’t go away. I have been struggling with the adjustment from employment to retirement. It’s the hardest adjustment I have ever faced. Going from a lifetime of challenging jobs, supervising people, solving problems, having a purpose and goal every day, to…what ? 
Now nobody cares if I get up in the morning. Nobody cares how I spend my day. And from my perspective, the matter of my own significance is undecided. I want to be significant. I want my life to matter, to make a difference. It’s too hard not to have something important as the outcome.’ > more.

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This entry was posted on April 2, 2009 by in bible, christian, christianity, church, Faith, god, Islam, Jesus, jewish, jews, Koran, Muslim, Muslims, politics, Religion, theology and tagged , , .

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