I love most sports! This time of year football is my sport of choice.
This Saturday while watching the NFL Countdown show, former head coach, Mike Ditka, made a comment I had to write down and remember to pass on to my blogging friends.
The discussion was regarding the cold weather for the game that day in Denver. The various analysts were speculating how the temperatures would affect the players. Mike Ditka referred to the cold weather as,
“A temporary inconvenience for a lasting memory”
I love quotes that make me think of a deeper application. I began to think of the difficulties of this life. The trials we face and how they are temporary inconveniences for the lasting pleasure of a heavenly home. In fact scripture puts it this way,
For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.
2 Corinthians 4:17
There is more to life than the earthly. When we arrive in heaven, all of the troubles of life will pale in comparison to the treasures awaiting us there!