Here’s another good Connie Mack quote.

“No matter what I talk about, I always get back to baseball.”

He said this in an interview with the Sporting News magazine in March 1951. He was 88 at the time, retired from the game, and yet he still couldn’t stop talking about baseball.

We’ve all known those whose every conversation inevitably arrives at the same destination. Some to an off-color joke, others to a bit of gossip, or a complaint about this or that, or a vein-popping political rant. No matter where the conversation begins, it always comes to the same ugly place.

And then there are others whose conversations always lead to an uplifting thought … a prayer request … a praise report … a word of encouragement.

It has a lot to do with what’s on your mind all the time, and also what’s in your heart.

That’s why Jesus said, “What you say flows from what is in your heart.” (Luke 6:45)

What does your conversation always get back to?

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