It was the famed Scottish minister, George
MacDonald who said that...
"The love of one's neighbor is the only door out
of the dungeon of self."
Have you ever noticed how many of us,
imprison ourselves within the solid walls of self?
Fame, fortune, wealth... all seem to have as
their aim... the enhancement of self.
Early in our lives, we fetter ourselves with so
many vain ambitious that by our middle years
we oft find time ourselves in solidarity confinement.
May we, from this day forth, have greater
trust in The One who opens every prison door and
sets every captive free...free to love our
(First published on October 22,1978)