Tom Selleck says he owes everything to Jesus: ‘A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps’

Tom Selleck has it all. He’s a household name, he’s adored by people everywhere, and he’s risen to the very top of his profession whilst still maintaining genuine ‘good-guy’ status.

And yet, underneath all the glitz and the glam, all the fame and the influence, there exists a humble man who attributes his success to his faith and life of service to the Lord above.

Share

00:00

Selleck was a keen basketballer when he left high school, and went on to play for the University of Southern California. It was during his senior year, however, that acting took over his life, and he dropped out of university to better focus on his new-found passion. Eventually, he was handed a contract with Twentieth Century Fox, but little did he know his life was about to take a turn.

Alas, the world and its ways conspired to keep him busy through another endeavour. Selleck was drafted into the United States Army in 1967 and served through until 1973 in the California National Guard.

It was when he returned to Hollywood that his resolve was most tested. Selleck had been fired, and in many ways was knocked back a couple of steps with regards to his ultimate aims and objectives.

Of course, Tom Selleck is Tom Selleck, and he wasn’t about to let something like that get in his way. He fought himself back into contention and his career took off in a big way soon after. He credits one man for his good fortune.

“A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps,” Selleck said. “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.”

“I try very hard to conduct myself in an ethical way, because that’s important to my stability now,” he said, as per New York Daily News.
“We’re a culture that’s so centered on the individual. The culture says that basically nothing is more important than the way you feel.

LOS ANGELES – 1980: Actor Tom Selleck poses for a portrait in 1980 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
“We’re living in an age that celebrates unchecked impulses. I work with exceptional kids, gang kids, deprived kids, enriched kids and they all have an astounding sense of entitlement. They don’t celebrate earning the privilege of driving at 16. They expect a car. There’s a big difference.”

Related Posts

PRAYERS FOR Donald Trump

Former President Donald Trump released a brief health report from his doctor, Dr. Bruce Aronwald, claiming his health is “excellent” and mentioning weight loss due to an…

Michael J. Fox on Staying Positive After Terrible Loss: ‘She’d Never Add Up the Losses’

Beloved actor Michael J. Fox has endured a tragic battle with Parkinson’s disease since his 1991 diagnosis. In 1998, he courageously revealed his condition, becoming a powerful…

KEEPING HOWIE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

Keeping Howie in our thoughts and prayers. When it comes to Howie Mandel, the first thing that comes to mind is positivism and laughter. According to IMDb,…

IS CLINT EASTWOOD MISSING?

Clint Eastwood, the iconic 92-year-old actor and filmmaker, has been absent from the public eye for over a year, fueling concerns about his health. However, recent Instagram…

JANE FONDA SAYS SHE’S PREPARING TO DIE!

Jane Fonda, at 84, bravely confronts the reality of her mortality, acknowledging she’s “ready” for what lies ahead. In an exclusive interview, the Hollywood legend emphasizes realism,…

X-RATED I’ve got world’s biggest breasts with 164XXX cups – they each weigh 40lbs and could keep GROWING, says Chelsea Charms

Chelsea Charms boasts the world’s largest breasts at 164XXX cups, each weighing 40lbs. Originally a natural D cup, she underwent three surgeries to achieve her colossal size….

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *