Quotes: March and April 2010

Here are a few quotes that have caught my attention that last few months. From a blog called Study in Brown and attributed to Albert Einstein Three Rules of Work 1. Out of clutter find simplicity. 2. From discord find harmony 3. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity From EM Bounds: ” How we estimate and place prayer is […]

February 2010 Quotes ( a bit late)

Here are some of the quotes I have been collecting. From Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs “My response to my spouse is my responsibility. In my own marriage, my spouse doesn’t cause me to be the way I am. He/she reveals the way I am.” From Tedd Tripp’s Instructing a Child’s Heart (Thanks C for this one) “Friendships are […]

Quotes for January 2010

I love collecting quotes or writing down things out of books that I am reading. Here are a few that I have enjoyed in the last month or so. From Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves by Edmund Spenser“Despair breeds not,” quoth he, “where faith is staid.” (Arthur) From Boundaries p.258“It may comfort you to know, that if you are afraid, […]

October Quotes

Somehow I ended up with quotes from two Thomas but on two different topics. From Thomas Merton:“We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they do or what they have but for their usefulness.” From Thomas Nelson:“Christians don’t pray for the same […]

Quotes for September

Quote from a Lousia May Alcott book“…it is the small temptations which undermine integrity, unless we watch and pray, and never think them too trivial to be resisted.” Mother Theresa “By praying. If you want to pray better, you much pray more.” “Hope is definitely not the same as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out […]

Quote for July

This morning we were able to get a care package from some friends brought over by a hiking team from their church. It was a blessing to all of us. I am especially treasuring the handwritten notes from two of my dearest friends. I thought I would share a quote from Charles Spurgeon that was in one of the notes. […]

Random Quotes

I love quotes. I am always writing them down in my notebook and thought I would share a few. 1. From A Quarter past Tuesday , a dad tells his daughter, ” Kids, we have roots deeper than the opinions of other people.” 2. “Life is hard. You either roll with the punches or get knocked out.” Me 3. Tony […]

National Day of Prayer

Lately I have been struggling to be consistent in prayer yet I know more than ever prayer is a work that needs to be done. Even though every day should be a day of prayer, it is nice to have a day set aside to concentrate on prayer. My prayer is during these weeks while Noel is in training I […]

Where I Want to Be

I get an email devotional everyday and this is one from last week. May we all pray for God’s kingdom. I don’t think I am there yet but would sure like to be. Author: Elisabeth ElliotSource: A Lamp For My FeetScriptureReference: Matthew 6:33 God’s Kingdom, My Reference PointA beginner’s prayers are generally an attempt to get God to pay attention […]

My favorite quotes I have heard this month

“Faithfulness is a long obedience in the same direction. ” Eugene Peterson “It is therefore necessary that we should be subject from the first to the last to the scourges of God so that we may from the heart call on Him. For our hearts are enfeebled by prosperity so that we can scarcely make the effort to pray.” John […]