When you run into people who are perpetually miserable, your job is to pray for them, hold them in the light of your mind, send them lots of love and ... get out of the way.
(Iyanla Vanzant, Faith In The Valley, p. 157)
30 January 2015
It's sobering to contemplate how much time, effort, sacrifice, compromise, and attention we give to arguing and increasing our supply of something that is totally insignificant in eternity.
(Anne Graham Lotz in 100 Days Of Prayer For Women, p. 117)
29 January 2015
For I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the father upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate me.
(Deuteronomy 5:9, in This Love We Share by Harry and Emily Griffith, 26 November)
24 January 2015
Don't get tired of doing what is good. Don't get discouraged and give up, for we will reap a harvest of blessing at the appropriate time.
(The One Year Book Of Bible Readings, 11 November)
21 January 2015
Sacrifice is the very essence of religion; it is the keystone of happy home life, the basis of true friendship, the foundation of peaceful community living, of sound relations among people and nations. Without sacrifice there is no true worship of God.
(Gordon B. Hinckley, Stand A Little Taller, 19 February)
8 January 2015
The bird has an honor that man does not have.
Man lives in the traps of his fabricated laws and traditions; but the birds live according to the natural law of God who causes the earth to turn around the sun.
(Kahlil Gibran, Spiritual Sayings, p. 49-50)
7 January 2015
I ask especially for freedom from self-will, rationalization, and wishful thinking. I pray for the guidance of correct thought and positive action.
(The Twelve Steps For Christians, p. 186)
5 January 2014
Year by year the complexities of this spinning world grow more bewildering and so each year we need all the more to seek peace and comfort in the joyful simplicities.
(Peace Flowing Like A Gentle River, 3 January)
3 January 2015
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