“One has only the choice between God and idolatry. There is no other possibility. For the faculty of worship is in us, and is either directed somewhere into this world, or into another.”
Finding himself in a commanding lead at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece, American sharp shooter Matt Emmons stepped into position to fire his final shot in the 50 meter challenge. He didn’t even need a bull’s-eye to win his second gold medal; he only needed something close. He focused on staying calm, and then pulled the trigger.
That’s when he realized he should’ve focused on something else entirely.