Monday, September 26, 2011

Fix Your Eyes

Everyone has a favorite saying or collection of quotes they love to repeat. Here is my favorite quote of all time. It's from missionary martyr Jim Elliot in a letter to his sister:
Fix your eyes on the rising morning Star. Don't be disappointed at anything or over-elated either. Live every day as if the Son of Man were at the door and gear your thinking to the fleeting moment. Just how can it be redeemed? Walk as if the next step would carry you across the threshold of heaven. Pray. That saint who advances on his knees never retreats.
Excerpt from Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot.

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