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The story of my life is the story of my faith…

What Really Matters?

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“It’s not bad to play the game. It’s not bad to be really good at it. It’s not bad to be Master of the Board. My grandmother taught me to play to win. But there are always more rungs to climb, more money to be made, more deals to pull off. And the danger is we forget to ask what really matters. We race around the board with shallow relationships, frenzied schedules, preoccupied souls. Being smart or strong does not protect you from this fate. In some ways, it makes the game more dangerous, for the temporary rewards you get from playing can lull you into pretending the game will never end.”

John Ortberg in When The Game Is Over It All Goes Back In The Box


Written by Ryan

February 27, 2008 at 8:29 pm

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