Horton reflects on the significance of Jobs’ resignation–which, many believe, is almost certainly a harbinger of death:
After battling pancreatic cancer, the Apple co-founder has finally resigned from the company and has resigned himself to one thing over which he has no control: death.
Horton then steps back and reflects on what Jobs’ and his technological work represents, as well as its limitations. An excerpt:
This gospel not only saves us from our sins; it saves us from the feverish and ineffectual striving to make something of ourselves, to be something, to become immortal at least in our legacy. Now, we can fulfill our callings—whatever their cultural magnitude—simply out of gratitude to God and love for our neighbors.
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