Sunday, July 18, 2010

Serving In the "Small" Places

"The only thing you can really control is the present - the actual moment that is passing by. Sanctify that from hour to hour, and you sanctify your whole life; but brood over the past, or project yourself into the future, and you will lose all. The little act of obedience, love, self-restraint, meekness, patience, devotion, offered to you actually is all you can do now, and if you neglect that to fret about something else at a distance, you lose your real opportunity of serving God."

H.L. Sidney Lear (1824-1896)

While I dream dreams of doing something grand for the Lord, what countless little opportunities to serve do I miss?