Friday, 30 December 2011

The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is Prayer. "'Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to GOD. And the peace of GOD, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in CHRIST JESUS."' ~ PHILIPPIANS 4:6-7

“GOD fills the gaps of human need, Each crisis brings its word and deed” ~ John Greenleaf Whittler~ "'Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which GOD hath prepared for them that love Him.' ~ I CORINTHIANS 2:9

“Before me, even as behind, GOD is, and all is well.” ~ John Greenleaf Whittler~ '"To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.'" ~ECCLESIASTES 3:1

“No longer forward nor behind, I look in hope or fear; But grateful take the good I find, The best of now and here.” ~ John Greenleaf Whittler~ "'So never worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.'" ~MATTHEW 6:34

Tuesday, 27 December 2011

“Every person has the power to make others happy. Some do it simply by entering a room -- others by leaving the room. Some individuals leave trails of gloom; others, trails of joy. Some leave trails of hate and bitterness; others, trails of love and harmony. Some leave trails of cynicism and pessimism; others trails of faith and optimism. Some leave trails of criticism and resignation; others trails of gratitude and hope. What kind of trails do you leave?” ~William Arthur Ward~ "'Praise be to the GOD and Father of our LORD JESUS CHRIST: In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope...'" ~I PETER 1:3

“Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.” ~William Arthur Ward~ "'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future,'" ~JEREMIAH 29:11

“We must be silent before we can listen. We must listen before we can learn. We must learn before we can prepare. We must prepare before we can serve. We must serve before we can lead.” ~William Arthur Ward~ "'Seek the LORD and His strength. Seek His face continually.'" ~I CHRONICLES 16:11

“Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character.” ~William Arthur Ward~ "'Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above...'" ~JAMES 1:17

“Vow to be valiant; Resolve to be radiant; Determine to be dynamic; Strive to be sincere; Aspire to be attuned.” ~William Arthur Ward~ "'Sing to the LORD a NEW song; sing to the LORD, all the earth,'" ~PSALM 96:1-2

“Another fresh new year is here . . . Another year to live! To banish worry, doubt, and fear, To love and laugh and give! ~William Arthur Ward~ "'Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.'" ~ISAIAH 43:19

This bright new year is given me To live each day with zest . . . To daily grow and try to be My highest and my best! ~William Arthur Ward~ "'I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you...'" ~EZEKIEL 36:26