Paul valued his life, but the doing of God's will was his highest priority.Jehovah's Witnesses worldwide feel the smae. Although, as Jesus foretold, they are 'objects of hatred by all the nations'.
...our memory has no guarantees at all, and yet we bow more often than is objectively justified to the compulsion to believe what it says.
Servitude of any sort is distasteful to all men, but especially objectionable is subjection to others in the case of those who ought to rule.
A person's rightful due is to be treated as an object of love, not as an object for use.
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...I came across a Haida saying that had etched itself into my memory banks: 'Joy is a well-made object, equaled only to the joy of making it.
When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.