So, I’m sitting in church this past Sunday when I heard my pastor delve into the Bible discussing how there is nothing we can do to deserve a blessing.
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. ~Ephesians 2:8-9 (NIV)
Whether you believe that or not isn’t the point of this particular story. To echo that sentiment from the Apostle Paul, we were all reminded of the profound words from Mr. Samuel Langhorne Clemens. You may know him as Mark Twain. He penned, “Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.”
And the ‘Amen’ corner shouted.
That’s when this latest edition of “5 Things” hit me: What else can we learn from this beautiful mind? So, I did some research. Here are 5 great PR lessons all flacks can learn from Mark Twain. Read more