I told the Lord, I knew I had some heart issues and asked him to reveal the source. He said, "You're ticked by people who have no regard for others."
Hmm..like the treatment of the Jews? The Japanese/Americans in the novel Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet? Our country's involvement in slavery? The unborn? Nuts like me with a crazy Christian faith? Where was this going? The bigger question (my sin issues) and supposed purpose of this quiet time would be...Who it is I have no regard for?
Turning to Biblegateway I found Paul standing on a platform. He is sounding off to us from the grave on how to make the best of any situation. "Go ahead, lock me up, mistreat me, God will use it for good!."
Paul was truly a life transformed. He teaches us whom we are to no longer regard once we come to Christ.
And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died
for them and was raised again.
So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:15-17