Generosity in quotes: Ed Markquart

“Our human problem, so it seems to me, is to have a ‘little bit’ of God’s power of compassion, when we need a whole lot of God’s inner gentle love for those who are suffering around us—with dementia, multiple sclerosis, the list goes on and on. We need a double portion of Christ’s selfless love for those who are hurting. Our best inheritance is not monetary wealth or good genes, but the sensitivity of genuine compassion for others.”

ed markquartEd Markquart, retired pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, Des Moines, WA, from Luther Seminary’s “God Pause” daily devotional reading


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