Tag: Quotes

Inspiration, Creativity, and Using Your Talents

I watched a webinar with Michael Hyatt a while back about writing and getting published, and something he said stuck with me: “Inspiration doesn’t show up until you do. Be consistent.” Tolkien said it another way: “It’s the job that’s never started that takes the longest to finish.” And here’s how my boss, Becky Robinson, says it: “The magic […]

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Lessons from the Wildflowers

One of my favorite Christian allegories is Hinds’ Feet on High Places, the story of Much-Afraid and her journey across the mountains and into the High Places. It’s a story I enjoy reading every few years, as it encourages me with the reminder that I am not alone in this journey through life: my Shepherd is always with […]

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No Second Chance in Heaven

“Once in heaven, you and I will not have a second chance to… move the hand of God through prayer to heal a hurting soul, share Christ with one who can be saved from hell, care for the sick, give a cup of water to the thirsty, comfort the dying, invest money to aid the […]

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Wherever you are, be all there. (News Edition)

    “Wherever you are, be all there. Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.”  Jim Elliot     Next week my husband and I will be enjoying a crazy fun family get-together! It’s his side of the family, the ones who got me enjoying the Muppets. 🙂 […]

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Love loves unto purity.

George MacDonald was a pastor and author in the late 1800s. He penned a volume called Unspoken Sermons in 1867. This is an excerpt from one of those sermons, “The Consuming Fire” {emphasis mine}: “Nothing is inexorable but love. Love which will yield to prayer is imperfect and poor. Nor is it then the love that yields, but […]

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That One Needful Thing

“The… believer must understand that he has no power of his own to maintain his spiritual life. No, he needs each day to receive new grace from heaven through fellowship with the Lord Jesus. This cannot be obtained by a hasty prayer, or a superficial reading of a few verses from God’s Word. He must […]

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The Disciple a Slave

“From the teaching of Jesus we learn that slaves are not greater than their master; neither are they privy to the master’s plans.They are accountable to the master for how they use his resources, even in his absence. They are also liable for how they treat their fellow slaves and are subject to considerable punishment […]

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