Your Life is No Longer Your Own

Good Time Stories

As Memorial Day rolls around, I am reminded of a story that I heard. Though the exactness of it I cannot confirm, I am assured its basis is quite factual, and its message definitely deserves to be retold.

 

The story is of a man, Andrew, who was known all his life for selfless sacrifice and good works. He always stood in defense of the defenseless, and toiled without tiring, standing up for the downtrodden and underprivileged. As he grew old, and people tried to honor him for his well-lived life of service, he was reluctant to accept the praise and attention that his community desired to heap upon him. It was then, for the first time, that he told a story that had burned deep in his heart and was hard for him to relate.

 

Andrew was a young man, thirteen years old and living in Austria, when…

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2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by saki koshy on May 29, 2013 at 4:12 am

    The story has a far in depth meaning than what the author intended. To me it tells the greatest story ever told, Jesus taking my place on the cross with the words, ” I give up my life for you, now live for you and for me”.
    May God bless you.

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