Town Square

Post a New Topic

Put into practice

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Dec 13, 2013

There's never been a time in all of history when the world has been in such sin and sorrow as it is now. There's so much talk about the advancement and betterment of mankind -- advanced medicine, modern technology, new inventions, better governments to make it a better world to live in -- so much talk of progress, when in reality things are regressing all the more. Look around. You can't deny it.

What better way to live Christmas each and every day of the year than to continually give to those around you, to truly live how He taught us, to show His love in all the little ways throughout the day. It's just human nature to sometimes confuse the words you say, but there's no confusion when they see it put into practice.

It's like that poem by Edgar A. Guest, which says: "I'd rather see a sermon, than to hear one any day. I'd rather one would walk with me than merely tell the way. For most people to accept the truth, they not only need to hear the sermon, but they need to see the sample as well."

Be the living sample of the message, the living proof that it works! This is the real meaning of Christmas.

Ted Rudow III, MA

Comments (1)

Posted by The gist of it, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Dec 13, 2013 at 2:25 pm

The sad fact is that technology advances far, far faster than human morality. We need to slow down with technology now and then to give that morality a chance to catch up.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Veggie Grill coming soon to Mountain View's San Antonio Center
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 2,911 views

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
By Steve Levy | 38 comments | 2,595 views

Is HBO's Silicon Valley Any Good?
By Anita Felicelli | 18 comments | 1,895 views

College applications: round three
By Sally Torbey | 25 comments | 1,884 views

PAUSD Leadership Challenges
By Paul Losch | 19 comments | 1,438 views