What I Am, Not What I Do

The Brew Is A Musing

From “A Wealth of Pigeons,” a cartoon collection by Harry Bliss and Steve Martin

It is good and proper for a man to eat and drink, and to find satisfaction in his toilsome labor under the sun during the few days of life God has given him—for this is his lot. Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work—this is a gift of God. He seldom reflects on the days of his life, because God keeps him occupied with gladness of heart.  (Ecclesiastes 5:18–20, NIV 1984). 

My Musings – Yesterday I turned 66.  In two months I become eligible to receive full social security benefits.  God has blessed me with good health and I still “find satisfaction in [my] toilsome labor under the sun.” So, “my” plans are to continue working…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

2 thoughts on “What I Am, Not What I Do”

  1. Went to hit the like button and behold I had already done so! How come I didn’t wish you a Happy Birthday?
    Anyway good post – in my retirement I’m slowly getting the message that my priority is that He has my heart.

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    1. Must have liked the original post. We used the count the days until our next birthday, now we wonder how many days are left after our next birthday. I do not fear it, because, like you said, He has my heart. Thanks Ken!


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