There is no such thing as a "self-made" man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the make-up of our character and of our thoughts, as well as our success.
When I stand before God at the end of my life I would hope that I would have not a single bit of talent left and could say, “I used everything You gave me.”
A Jewish heart can be had quickly. Jewish eyes are the product of 4,000 years of special evolution.
In the unfolding relationship between God and man there exists not only a progressive History of Salvation but also a Geography of Salvation. God has revealed himself to mankind not only in specific periods of time, but also in very particular places in his creation.
The way to keep a trail alive is to walk on it.
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