The War Within…

September 3, 2010: What I am reading this week

Choosing life instead of death demands an act of will that often contradicts our impulses.  Our impulses want to take revenge, while our wills want to offer forgiveness… How then can we let our wills dominate our impulses?   The key word is wait.  Whatever happens, we must put some space
between the hostile act directed toward us and our response.

Henri Nouwen
via September 3, 2010 Henri Nouwen society
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Jim Kane

I am a hubby to my wife of over 30 years, dad to two university students, caregiver to his mom, a minister, cat dad to Hanna who we adopted from our local animal shelter, a life-long aviation fan, and a reader and blogger. I began this blog in 2008 and post my book reviews, messages to my congregation, prayers, and other things as well. Thank you for stopping by!

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