The anchors of hope

In the ancient world the anchor was the symbol of hope.The Greek philosopher Epictetus said: ‘A ship should never depend on one anchor.’ The philosopher Pythagoras took this further when he said: ‘Wealth is a weak anchor; and fame is still weaker.’
These are important truths from two of history’s greatest thinkers, which we would do well to consider, because we, like people throughout the ages, tend to believe that fame and fortune are the two things most to be desired. Life teaches all of us that fame and fortune are fickle and are temporary at best.
That’s why we need to hear again the timeless words of scripture that tell us that the three anchors that ultimately hold us secure through all the storms of life and beyond are the anchors of faith, hope and love.

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