Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Quotes from my Desk

While going through my desk the other day I found a box filled with scraps of paper on which I had written quotes I liked from my reading several years ago. I guess that was before I decided to start sharing some of my favorite quotes here!

In an effort to save these quotes which I found meaningful ~ and eliminate the scraps of paper ~ I am going to share a few here every now and then. Don't expect them to be grouped by subject. I'm just going to start from the top of the pile, so they will be in no particular order!

Because nothing true can be said about God from a posture of defense. ~ Marilynn Robinson, Gilead

Have the patience and courage to begin anew each day, and trust in God's help; his mercy is new every morning. Then you will understand that life is a matter of becoming or growing, and that you must look forward to greater things. Even though you stand in battle with dark powers, victory will be yours, since in Christ every evil is overcome. You will always remain at the beginning of your search, because you will continually change, yet in faith you will find the fulfillment of all your longing.
~ Eberhard Arnold

There is an Indian Belief that everyone is in a house of four rooms: A physical, a mental, an emotional, and a spiritual. Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time, but unless we go into every room everyday, even if only to keep it aired, we are not complete. ~ Rumer Godden, House of Four Rooms

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