Young women and men must be aware of two dangerous "DRAGONS" - activism and materialism. Activism says, "You are what you have accomplished." Materialism says, "You are what you have acquired or accumulated." Both activism and materialism produce misery or destroy lives.
The Bible shows that our worth in God's eyes has nothing to do with how successful we are by this world's standards or how much we have accumulated. Our worth is found in the fact that God created us in His image and gave us the authority to rule over the earth as His representatives. (Gen. 1: 27-30, Ps 8)
Excerpt taken from: Finishing Well.
Then I also stumbled upon this which made me smile. Something that had nothing to do with what I was trying to find.
Do you think that religion is always good?
In some ways religion can be dangerous and damaging.
Instead of bringing us to God, it can keep us away from God.
Here's the link to the rest of the passage: Parable of the Talents.
And here's also some lines that I LOVE so much that I HAVE to write them down here. :-)))
Not ours to know the reason why
Unanswered is our prayer,
But ours to wait for God’s own time—
To lift the cross we bear. —Anon.
When we pray, God wraps us in His loving arms. - Bill Crowder.