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Matthew 7:1-2
President Theodore Roosevelt once said, "It is not the critic who counts, not the person who points out where the doer of deeds could have done better.  The credit belongs to the person who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes up short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasm, the devotion, and spends himself or herself in a worthy cause; who at best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and at the worst, at least fails while daring greatly; so that his or her place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat."

It actually takes very little effort to voice criticism.  Judging others requires no degree, no expertise, no background, no qualifications  It requires no investment of time, resources or self.  In other words, it costs nothing.  And because of that, criticism is usually worth just that: nothing.

On the other hand, a life well lived is one that has few apologies to make.  It is highly invested with spending yourself, your energy, your resources, and your time.  It is rich in friends, associates, and good deeds.  It is built by effort and morality. And because of that, it is beyond value.