Thursday, May 28, 2015

Forgiveness: God's Invention

"Forgiveness is God's invention for coming to terms with a world in which, despite their best intentions, people are unfair to each other and hurt each other deeply. He began by forgiving us. And He invites us all to forgive each other." ~ Smedes

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

What Love Looks Like

"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It was the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. This is what love looks like." ~ Augustine

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Marriage Is About...

"Marriage is about gently encouraging each other toward Christlikeness, not tearing one another down because we're not already there." ~ Gary Thomas

Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day...

"A HERO is someone who has given his or her life to something BIGGER than oneself." ~ Joseph Campbell

Moral Exellence

"Keep feeling the need for being first. But I want you to be the first in love. I want you to be the first in moral excellence. I want you to be the first in generosity." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Power...

"Power, no matter how well-intentioned, tends to cause suffering. Love, being vulnerable, absorbs it. In a point of convergence on a hill called Calvary, God renounced the one for the sake of the other." ~ Philip Yancey

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Teachers and Leaders

"Oh, for more teachers among us! Leaders who know how to read hearts and apply truth to the needs of the people as a good physician reads his patients and applies remedies to their ills." ~ Samuel Logan Brengle

Friday, May 22, 2015

Beautiful People

"The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen." ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Leading...

“Leading is to ignite the imaginations of others with the promises and purposes of God.” ~ J.K. Warrick

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Marriage Is...

"Marriage is a picture of the gospel before it is a vehicle of happiness." ~ Gary Thomas

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

What You Can Do...

"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." ~ John Wooden

Monday, May 18, 2015

God's Will

"Our difficulty is not that we don't know God's will. Our discomfort comes from the fact that we do know His will, but we do not want to do it." ~ Henry Blackaby

Sunday, May 17, 2015

His Grace

"I am not left to find my destiny in this boundless sea; but He bears me up with the certainties of His revelations and the riches of His grace." ~ Phineas F. Bresee