About a month ago, a wise old man shared with the rest of our congregation a really need way to share our faith. I just love that man and I hang on his every word. . Though he’s in his 80′s his mind is still sharp as a tack. He has a wonderful way of putting things in perspective often using his 80 years of history.
What do you say when you are asked “How are You?” His answer, “Blessed”
It serves as a reminder that he is blessed (of course, he would tell you that he feels blessed for each minute he’s given.) It’s a reminder to those who hear it that they are blessed as well. It’s also an opening to evangelize to others.
I really want to start answer the usual question, “How are You?” with the “blessed” response. Instead of. . . alright, good (which often is kinda a lie), or tired, etc. . . Because in truth, I can always answer “blessed” no matter how I’m feeling.