The Most Important
Who You Think
I recently attended the memorial service of an acquaintance whose death was a shock to everyone. She was quite young. She left two school aged children and a husband who loved her. In fact, everyone loved her. The service was packed, standing room only, which says a lot about the impression she made on folks.
While sitting in the service it occurred to me that we don’t know when or how death might come knocking and it would behoove us all to ask and answer the question:
If I were to die tomorrow and knew it today, what would I consider the most important thing in my life in the present?
My first thought was, that’s a great topic for a sermon, but after thinking about it a bit my enthusiasm was flattened. My original idea wasn’t to think up a collection of Most-Important issues from which you could make a selection. Take some, leave some. I was focused on the ABSOLUTELY most important things for every person. The list I wanted to write included only imperatives. No possibles or maybes.
And you’re probably thinking the same question that occurred to me. How can you say that? We’re all different.
But then I thought again and realized there are a few things that are Most-Important for everyone. Let me explain. [Read more…] about The Most Important Person In Your Life