The Chance of a Lifetime

Each day is a new day, and God’s mercies are new every morning. With every sunrise comes the opportunity for a new way of thinking, a new way of seeing and interacting with the world, a new way of being, a new way of doing and a new way of living.

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When you hear someone mention the phrase “The chance of a lifetime”, what kinds of thoughts come to your mind? An actress being offered the role she always dreamed of? A small businessman being presented with an opportunity to sign a million dollar contract? A first generation college student receiving an offer of admission to a top university? An obscure singer  being pursued by a major music company with the offer of a record deal?

    For most of us, when we hear the phrase “the chance of a lifetime” these are the types of scenarios that come to mind.  We think of that one big break, a happenstance of being at the right place at the right time, that if not seized with all one’s strength, might likely never come again. This week however, I want to challenge us to think about this expression in a way that is more…

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