Wednesday, 16 May 2012

They say good things don’t last forever, but I just wish it hadn’t ended so soon. ~Cherlynn Shakespeare ~ "'While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal."' ~ 2 CORINTHIANS 4:18

"'By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches and honor and life."' ~ PROVERBS 22:4 ~ There is greatness in the fear of GOD, contentment in faith of GOD, and honour in humility. ~ Abu Bakr ~ Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues, the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life, and the gateway into the grace and the favor of GOD. ~ George Arliss, Harold Warner

I choose to eliminate hatred, envy, jealousy, selfishness and cynicism because I know that a negative attitude towards others can never bring me success. "'This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success."' ~ JOSHUA 1:8.

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. ~ Stephen R. Covey "' I will say of the LORD, "He is my refuge and my fortress, my GOD, in whom I trust."' ~ PSALM 91:2

Friday, 4 May 2012

As long as we have memories, yesterday remains; as long as we have hope, tomorrow awaits. As long as we have Friendship, each day is never a waste. "'Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit of which is of GOD; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of GOD."' ~1 CORINTHIANS 2:12

"'Commit your works to the LORD, and your plans will be established."' ~ PROVERBS 16:3

'"For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of GOD, not of works, lest anyone should boast."' ~ EPHESSIANS 2:8-9

If you leave without a reason, don't bother coming back with an excuse. "'A man with hate in his heart may sound pleasant enough, but don’t believe him; for he is cursing you in his heart. Though he pretends to be so kind, his hatred will finally come to light for all to see."' ~ PROVERBS 26: 24-26uerrien

Life's not about all the steps you've taken or all the places you have been but the footprints you've left behind. '”A man’s heart plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.”' ~ PROVERBS 16:9

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is GOD's handwriting -- a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank GOD for it as a cup of blessing. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson "You are altogether beautiful, my darling, And there is no blemish in you."' ~ Song of Songs 4:7

When you are going through something hard and wonder where GOD is, remember the teacher is always quiet during a test. "'And they that know your name will put their trust in you: for you, LORD, have not forsaken them that seek you."' ~ PSALM 9:10

""For GOD did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved."' ~ JOHN 3:17 It is not the greatness of the work which matters to GOD but the love with which it is done. ~ Brother Lawrence

For light, go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections. "'The sun will no more be your light by day, nor will the brightness of the moon shine on you, for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your GOD will be your glory."' ~ ISAIAH 60:19

"'The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our GOD will stand forever."' ~ ISAIAH 40:8 The whole of creation, with all of its laws, is a revelation of GOD. -- Dean William Ralph Inge

When you feel like you have nowhere to go and nobody to turn to, kneel down and pray. "'O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker."' ~ PSALM 95:6

GOD balances our lives by giving us enough blessings to keep us happy and enough burdens to keep us humble. "'The LORD is gracious and righteous; our GOD is full of compassion. The LORD protects the simple-hearted; when I was in great need, He saved me."' ~ PSALM 116:5-6

One of the best feelings in the world is when you hug someone you love and he/she hugs you back even tighter. "'Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other."' ~ PSALM 85:10

“Don't ever discount the wonder of your tears. They can be healing waters and a stream of joy. Sometimes they are the best words the heart can speak.” ~ William P. Young '''Those who sow in tears shall reap with shouts of joy!"' ~ PSALM 126:5

Our opportunity is to visualize a kinder world. To sing glad songs of tomorrow - imagining a world of love - of the whole world filled with love. To offer our hand... often. To breathe deeply and honor ourselves. To pause and contemplate... just because. ~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie "'Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,"' ~ TITUS 3:1