Christ Over Comfort

When Dag Hammarskjold, the Secretary-General of the UN, was killed in a plane crash in Africa in 1961, the two books found in his briefcase were the Bible and The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis. Even though Thomas à Kempis was a monk in the 14th century, much of what he said can still apply to us today. I appreciate Kempis’ honesty. The central task of our lives should be to learn to