“And before we destroy children’s love and belief in world-saving mission, before they get cynical and become like us, they even think about their future vocation in terms of mission, don’t you see that? They never just say …’I’m probably just going to work in an office somewhere.’
You ever heard that, huh? ‘I’ll be working on a computer, and I’ll be pushing paper around.’ You ever hear a seven year-old say that? No! Even when they say I”m going to be this, or I’m going to be that, [it’s] because I’m going to make a difference, I’m going to help people, I’m going to change things! Haven’t you heard of that? They always see their future in terms of mission. There’s a joy there …
I happen to be a part of a … college generation that did its utmost to hold on to that belief in world-saving missions almost into adulthood. Remember those days? … We sang ‘If I had a hammer,’ we went on peace marches and civil rights marches, and we all promised ourselves that we’d never go into business … But we would change the world, we’d bring in love and peace, we’d hammer out justice … What’s happened to us? …
This is a great post by Ash over on is more simpler. When we younger we more fired up! What happened to that fire, do you still have some of that energy?
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About the author: Greg is a strong believer in Jesus Christ and is also a political analyst, author, and is the Editor-in-Chief for the National War Council. By day he is a self-employed non-emergency medical transport driver, as well as being an author and blogger. His articles are first published on Inspirational Christian Blogs, and I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel of Christ! His articles have been widely published on many well-known conservative websites. If you would like to republish his articles, please feel free to do so leaving all links intact and crediting the author and the website that the article appeared on.
Greg is the author of the newly released book: Spiritual Darkness is Destroying America and the Church
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