September 15, 2008

Acquiring Peace

We should enjoy much peace if we did not concern ourselves with what others say and do, for these are no concern of ours. How can a man who meddles in affairs not his own, who seeks strange distractions, and who is little or seldom inwardly recollected, live long in peace?

Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ


  1. Gulp! Difficult medicine, but what I need to take from time to time!

  2. Yes - And I needed to take it today too. Funny how that popped up in my Bible software when I began my devotions this morning.


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