A Different Kind of Blog – Part One

Some things to think about … not just read and agree or disagree with. But, some things to think deeply about. These quotes contain a great deal of wisdom and depth…

Expect great things from God. Attempt great things for God.     William Carey

Blessed is he who expects nothing, For he shall never be disappointed.       Alexander Pope

To set our hearts on the Kingdom therefore means to make the life of the Spirit within and among us the center of all we think, say and do.         Henri Nouwen

We must accept finite disappointment, bur never lose infinite hope.       Martin Luther King Jr.

God never made a promise that was too good to be true.       Dwight L. Moody

When we learn to read the story of Jesus and see it as the story of the love of God, doing for us what we could not do for ourselves that insight produces, again and again, a sense of astonished gratitude which is very near the heart of authentic Christian experience.                    N.T. Wright

Each time you let the love of God penetrate deeper into your heart, you lose a bit of your anxiety, you learn to know yourself better and long all the more to be known by your loving God.    Henri Nouwen

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.     Albert Einstein

It’s kind of fun to do the impossible; If you can dream it, you can do it.     Walt Disney

Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.    C.S. Lewis

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.     Thomas Aquinas

Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.       Voltaire

Many of the questions we ask God can’t be answered directly, not because God doesn’t know the answers but because our questions don’t make sense. As C.S. Lewis once pointed out, many of our questions are, from God’s point of view, rather like someone asking, “Is yellow square or round?” Or “How many hours are there in a mile?”      N. T. Wright