"When you begin to think outside the box, you often become some other "leaders" lousy follower. That usually costs something" (Andy Rayner)

"Our guardian angels are bored." (Mike Foster)

It's where I feel I'm at these days. “In the second half of life, it is good just to be a part of the general dance. We do not have to stand out, make defining moves, or be better than anyone else on the dance floor. Life is more participatory than assertive, and there is no need for strong or further self-definition” (Falling Upward. Richard Rohr.120).

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Church carpet can go to hell......

."We know of a senior pastor of a church in our area who, after refurbishing the facilities with fresh paint and new carpet, stood before the congregation with a cup of coffee. To the shock and sighs of the congregation, he then intentionally poured its contents directly onto the new carpet, creating a dark puddle and a permanent stain, He said to the church that the carpet can go to hell but he didn't want the kids in the neighborhood to have to. The
people outside the walls are far more important than the carpet inside of them.
They left the stain as a permanent reminder that the mission is not in the building, but outside in the streets." (Church Transfusion: Neil Cole)

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