A checkbook is a theological document, it will tell you who and what you worship.
A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming, understand the unconventional, tolerated the unpleasant, overcome the unexpected, and outlast the unbearable.
A suffering person does not need a lecture= he needs a listener.
All around you are people whose lives are filled with trouble and sorrow, and they need your compassion and encouragement.
All the masterpieces of art contain both light and shadow. A happy life is not one filled with only sunshine, but one which uses both light and shadow to produce beauty.
Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.
Commitment to great causes makes great men.
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Don't apologize for who you are and what you've done in the past. Be who you are and do what you do.
Embracing conflict can be a joy when we know that irritation and frustration can lead to growth and the re-engergizing of ourselves and others. Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything.
Envy and greed starve on a steady diet of thanksgiving.
Forgiveness does not come easily to us, especially when someone we have trusted betrays our trust. And yet if we do not learn to forgive, we will discover that we can never really rebuild trust.
God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he'll be there.
I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right.
If you don't make a decision then time will make it for you and time will always side against you!
Joy cannot be pursued. It comes from within. It is a state of being. It does not depend on circumstances, but triumphs over circumstances. It produces a gentleness of spirit and a magnetic personality.
Moral courage has rewards that timidity can never imagine.
Mountaintops are for views and inspiration, but fruit is grown in the valleys.
Old age may have its limitations and challenges, but in spite of them, our latter years can be some of the most rewarding and fulfilling of our lives.
Perhaps the greatest psychological, spiritual, and medical need that all people have is the need for hope.
Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
The most prominent place in hell is reserved for those who are neutral on the great issues of life.
The same sun that melts the butter hardens the clay.
The way we live often speaks far louder than our words.
There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches but the wrong comes when the riches possess men.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
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