Monday, May 17, 2010
No Regrets--100 Words
William Borden was the heir to the Borden family fortune. However, as a teenager, he felt called to missions. When someone told him he was throwing his life way, he wrote in his Bible: “No reserves.”
When Borden graduated from Yale, he wrote in his Bible, “No retreat.”
At the age of 25, on his way to China to work with Muslims, Borden stopped in Egypt to learn Arabic. Within a month, Borden contracted spinal meningitis and died.
In his Bible, were found these additional words: “No regrets.”
Oh Father, create in me the same spirit and desire.