Don't worry about failure; just be faithful in your Christian walk and work.
That's SUCCESS in capital letters.
Dr. David Jeremiah
When we use our time, talents, gifts, skills, and interests to serve others,
God has a way of multiplying the impact and
influence of these things many times over.
Robert Crosby, from The One Jesus Loves
Helping Others |
The great narrative of the Word of God gives me everything I need
to know about God, about myself,
about the purpose and meaning of life, and about what is true,
good, and beautiful.
Paul David Tripp, Lost in the Middle: MidLife and the Grace of God
When God allows a problem in their lives, instead of hanging in there
and saying, God, I'm not going to let go of this until You bless me, until
You turn it around, they give up and end up missing God's best.
Prayer is the breath of our spiritual life. We can go to God as often as we
like each day, and we will be blessed.
Waiting is active, not passive. Notice the language.
Trust, do good, dwell, enjoy, take delight in, commit, be still -
seven staccato commands all leading up to "wait patiently" for the Lord.
John Mark Comer
But Mother did not just talk about God and His principles; she lived
by the principles Christ taught - and lived by them daily.
Ruth Graham, A Legacy of Love
You see your children as treasured gifts from God and your home as a
gathering place where loved ones are nurtured and blessings abound.
Stress comes when we allow the many voices in life to drown out
the only voice that really matters,
the voice of God.
A relationship is like a masterpiece. While destruction of a building or
loss of a year at college can be difficult, they can be repaired or redeemed.
But for a relationship or a masterpiece, you can work on it for ten years,
and one mistake - one slip of the hand or one sly word - can irreparably
While it is not true that there is a universal brotherhood of man,
it is quite biblical to say that there is a universal neighborhood.
However, it requires only a slight shift to move from the idea of universal
neighborhood to that of universal brotherhood.
R.C. Sproul, The Prayer of the Lord
Not only do we need models to grow, we also need mentors.
Mentors are people who've followed Christ longer than we have and
are able to share life lessons.
Rick Warren Life |
There's never going to be a day in this life on earth when we've finally
made perfection in absolutely everything. So we need to smile, pick
ourselves up and keep living for God the best we can, one day at a time.
Carolyn Molica, WINGS: A Journey in Faith from the Earthly to the Heavenly
As I learn daily about the absolutes and sovereignty of God,
I am enriched in my peace and find wisdom
sinking its roots deeper into my way of life.
Lydia Chorpening, Bigger than Impossible