The rose transmits its scent without a movement. I have a definite feeling that if you want us to experience the aroma of Christianity you must copy the rose. It irresistibly draws people to itself and the scent remains with them. A rose does not preach … it simply spreads its fragrance.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
At first glance these two famous men would appear to be at the opposite ends of the religious and spiritual perspectives. Gandhi, a Hindu, and Francis, a Christian, are essentially saying the same thing. Why? The direct answer is: God is the God of the universe. He truths are universal and not owned by any particular group. To live out a life of faith requires three things:
- Action… The willingness and eagerness to get something done and the conviction to act on it.
- Being… Possessing the qualities that identify you as a person of faith.
- Words… The ability to choose the right words at the right time