Aim For Glory

“Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom”
Psalm 90:12
“Work at everything you do with all your heart. Work as if you were working for the Lord, not for human masters.” 
Colossians 3:23

What will we create and what will we be in our short number of days? What causes and purposes will chart our decision-making? What problems will we attack and value will we create, with zero fear and unknown potential?

Life is too short to chase money, prestige, or anything fickle enough to hinge on social expectations.

Our existence is too trivial and short to be anything significant in itself. Like an ocean’s wave or a sky’s star, we are beautiful, yet small enough to be insignificant and irrelevant taken by ourselves. From the highest rank to the social outcast, we are forgotten like each crashing wave in the ocean.

We find our meaning when we join the anthem of our Creator, not when we stand alone. Like each insignificant star, we become glorious as a reflection of the all-significant Originator of our beauty. We can remind the watching world again of His glory, just like the soon-to-be-forgotten wave. In His story, our stories become meaningful.

The wave and the star are alike in that they are glorious yet free of constraints like money and prestige. They aren’t limited by what people say they should be.


Like the wave and the star, how freeing might it be for us to aim for glory in our short days and leave the constraints of money and prestige in the dust?

What glorious reflection will you BE today?

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