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Daily Inspirations

Sunday, May 24

Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with
its top in the sky, and so make a name for ourselves; otherwise we shall
be scattered all over the earth.”
—Genesis 11: 4

When I finished school, I thought it was time to build myself that city with the tower in the sky. Isn’t that what adulthood is about? One must establish a career, acquire a spouse, buy a house, fill it with children, be a good citizen, win the esteem of others, store riches in heaven on the side, and execute retirement at the proper hour with a comfortable cushion in the bank. Halfway through that plan, however, my tower fell down. Now what?