Keeping a Sharp Cutting Edge


by Whaid Rose Practical insights and encouragement on how to stay spiritually sharp A widely circulated guide on what to do if attacked by an anaconda includes instructions such as Do not run, Lie flat on the ground, Do not panic, Be perfectly still, and so on. Then after detailed directions on how to tactfully slit the snake’s throat as it tries to swallow you, it concludes with these final instructions: Make sure you have your knife; Make sure your knife is sharp!¹ More than mere good advice for anaconda victims, this is also instructive in its application to spiritual leadership. [...]