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Words of Wisdom – August 2, 2010

From J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) was the author of the Lord of Rings trilogy which was made into a blockbuster Hollywood movie a few years ago. Tolkien was a friends with atheist-turned-believer C.S. Lewis. Tolkien offers these wise words:

“All we have to do is decide what to do with the time given us.”

It sounds so simple yet is so profound in its meaning. The decision is the hard part. The doing is easy.


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