“If a man is called to be a street-sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well, that all the hosts of heaven…“
I am not a huge sports fan. OK, that’s not quite accurate. I am not a sports fan at all, with two exceptions: 1.) When I personally know someone who’s competing, and 2.) the Olympics. With the Olympics I enjoy the events that are aesthetically pleasing, like figure skating and gymnastics. As for who’s the […]
“If a man is called to be a street-sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well, that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.”
Come, they told me Our new born king to see Our finest gifts we bring To lay before the king. This is to honor him When we come. Baby Jesus, I am a poor boy too I have no gift to bring That’s fit to give a king. But may I play for you
on my drum Mary nodded The ox and lamb kept time I played my drum for him I played my best for him. Then he smiled at me Me and my drum.
As Dr. King explains it, “Drum Major Instinct” isthe desire to be first, to lead the parade. It desires recognition, importance, attention and being first. He recollects that it is what James and John possessed when they asked Jesus to sit beside him in glory, one at the right and the other at the left
And I’ll be sitting at the right hand of Jesus (as gatekeeper) and when I see you up here at the gate , I’ll turn to Jesus and say, “Here comes trouble – send this fellow right back from where he came!”
“Look across all sport and observe the truly great. All had this zest for combat, this taste for being truly tested (at the very highest level). All wished to explore the limits of their own possibilities.”