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God's Greater Plans

By: Connie Weaver | May 31

There’s a saying that: “The biggest enemy of the great, is the good.” It’s an idea attributed to the 18th century philosopher, Voltaire, but it’s surely much older. Anyone throughout history with an eye toward human behavior would have observed that we often get distracted from the best we can be, by the fact that we’ve achieved a level of success that feels “good.” We look with pride on what we are, or on what we’ve accomplished, we declare it good, and then we get stuck there. Our potential for further development gets arrested by our satisfaction with what we’ve already achieved. While ther ...more