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Cades Cove Primitive Baptist Church B&W HDR 03 – Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Townsend, TN, March 1, 2014

We are not here for our own glory.

We are not even here for our own benefit, gain or advantage.

We are here to serve the work–to do the work–that is ours to do, for the good of all life everywhere.

In doing so, we remind those who share the planet with us that they are here to serve the work that is theirs to do, for the good of all.

Laziness is the enemy.

Let Someone Else Do It is the dragon at the gate.

The TV remote stands between us and the life that calls us to come out and play.

Not Now Maybe Later is the song of the sirens on the lips of their slaves.

Our work lies forgotten and lost.

The land is desolate and lifeless.

Entertaining pastimes and empty calories–the modern equivalent of bread and circuses–consume our time,

And we dream of lives worth living,

Ignoring the life that dies waiting for us to live it.