I was just remembering a conversation with one of my college roommates when we were students. I was upset because I had made less than a 100% on a test. Not that this was all that uncommon, but missing anything felt like failure to me.
Linda could not understand my frustration. I had made an A.
"Did you do your best?" she inquired.
I thought a moment, and then replied truthfully, "Yes."
"Well, that's all God expects from you. And who are *you* to expect more from someone than God does?"
Touched by this Poem that was read on Sunday before communion - Before I take the body of my Lord Before I share his life in bread and wine I recognize the sorry things within These I lay down The words of hope I often ...
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