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WHAT WILL YOUR GRANDCHILDREN SAY?


Max Lucado shared this in Outlive Your Life:


A few years back, three questions rocked my world. They came from different people in the span of a month.


Question 1: Had you been a German Christian during World War II, would you have taken a stand against Hitler?


Question 2: Had you lived in the South during the civil rights conflict, would you have taken a stand against racism?


Question 3: When your grandchildren discover you lived during a day in which 1.75 billion people were poor and 1 billion were hungry, how will they judge your response?


I didn’t mind the first two questions. They were hypothetical. I’d like to think I would have taken a stand against Hitler and fought against racism. But those days are gone, and those choices were not mine. But the third question has kept me awake at night. I do live today; so do you. We are given a choice--an opportunity to make a big difference in our lifetime.


(From a sermon by Gordon Curley, Forgotten, 11/18/2010)

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