Don’t let uncertainty steal your identity. You are His. He is yours. -Bob Goff
“Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” -Mark Twain
When you know your worth, No one can make you feel worthless.
Wisdom is the art of living skillfully in whatever actual conditions we find ourselves.
Sometimes I struggle hard to forget things that have been done… And I wrestle huge to forgive some things that have been said… Sometimes, for the love, your heart just can’t love— Your love runs out and you need a Love larger than your own to Love Larger than evil.
Straight up, at some point — your Love runs out, and You need a Love larger than your own to *Love Larger* than evil.
I used to want to fix people, but now I just want to be with them. -Bob Goff
The only love that can come take down the kind of evil that’s invaded our world has to come from beyond the walls of the world.
“I could more easily contain Niagara Falls in a tea cup than I can comprehend the wild, uncontainable love of God.”
― Brennan Manning, The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out
“God loves us as we are…not as we ought to be. because we are never going to be as we ought to be.’–Brennan Manning”
“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” -Donald Miller, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
“Fear is a manipulative emotion that can trick us into living a boring life.” -Donald Miller, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
“I can no more understand the totality of God than the pancake I made for breakfast understands the complexity of me” -Donald Miller
“I always thought the Bible was more of a salad thing, you know, but it isn’t. It’s a chocolate thing.” -Donald Miller, Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality
“God loves people because of who God is, not because of who we are.” -Philip Yancey, What’s So Amazing About Grace?
Don’t let your happiness depend on something you may lose. -C.S. Lewis
The number of ‘followers’ you have does not make you better than anyone else. Hitler had millions. Jesus had 12.
“I loved the fact that it wasn’t my responsibility to change somebody, that it was God’s, that my part was just to communicate love and approval.” -Donald Miller, Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality
“When something happens to you, you have two choices in how to deal with it. You can either get bitter, or get better.” -Donald Miller, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
“Prayer is the portal that brings the power of heaven down to earth. It is kryptonite to the enemy and to all his ploys against you.” -Priscilla Shirer, Fervent: A Woman’s Battle Plan to Serious, Specific, and Strategic Prayer