Worth Repeating to Yourself

Dare to dream the "impossible dream".  Then believe.  It will no longer be impossible. 
~ Becky Ree

The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it.  Whether he's got an abscess on his knee or in his soul.  
~ Rona Barrett   
    
We have no right to ask, when sorrow comes, "Why did this happen to me?" unless we ask the same question for every moment of happiness that comes our way.  
~ Author Unknown

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.  
~ Corrie ten Boom


But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, all losses are restored and sorrows end.
~William Shakespeare


There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them.  
~ Denis Waitley


Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it. 
 ~ Unknown


Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear.
~ Pat Riley

We are an Easter people and "Alleluia" is our song.
~ Elaine Panella


The opportunity of a lifetime must be seized in the lifetime of the opportunity. 
~ Pete Wilson

My vocation is to make my life an act of worship.
~ Ashley Judd

In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
~ Leonardo daVinci 

When one door closes, another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
~ Alexander Graham Bell

As the blossom can't tell what becomes of its fragrance, we can't tell what becomes of our influence.  
~ David Roper

Exchange your shroud for grace.
~ Claire Vorster from www.clairesteaparty.com

Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.
~ Kahill Gibran

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow.  It empties today of its strength.
~ Corrie ten Boom

Live purposefully!  You must make a daily choice to focus on what is important.  Otherwise, your day will be aimless, haphazard, and unproductive. 
~ The Holy Spirit after reading Eph. 5:15-16

Tears are words the heart can't express.
~ Unknown

One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter.
~ James Earl Jones 

Where is home?  Home is where the heart can laugh without shyness.  Home is where the heart's tears can dry at their own pace.
~ Vernon Baker

The worst prison would be a closed heart.
~ Pope John Paul II

I would rather have eyes that cannot see, ears that cannot hear, lips that cannot speak, than a heart that cannot love.
~ Robert Tizon

The end of life is like blowing out the evening candle because morning has come.
~ Pam Depoyan from www.wordglow.wordpress.com

Over these past years, His answer speaks inside me, gently reminding..."You were never meant to walk in darkness.  I came to break that stone monument you've placed inside your soul to mark sadness and grief." 
~ Pam Depoyan from www.wordglow.wordpress.com

Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it "white". 
~ Bing Crosby

Help us to be the salt that gives flavor to Your very Essence in us.
~ Lolita Valle from www.compassionadvocacy.com 

Let God's Promises shine on your problems.
~ Corrie ten Boom

Jump and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.
~ Ray Bradbury

The will of God is always different from what we expect - always bigger and ultimately, infinitely, more glorious than our wildest imaginings.  
~ Elisabeth Elliot

If there is any whine in you, kick it out ruthlessly.  It is a positive crime to be weak in God's strength.
~ Oswald Chambers

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a signle bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything You gave me."
~ Erma Bombeck

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
~ Albert Einstein

I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're gone from your life.
~ Maya Angelou

I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
~ Maya Angelou

Sometimes our own stories are the ones we can never tell, but if a story is never told, it becomes something else...forgotten...
~ Line from movie: Sarah's Key

Never let the sense of past failure defeat your next step. 
~ Oswald Chambers

Your appearance is the way you appear to be and not who you really are. 
~ Joyce Meyer

All human beings desire to be known - truly known - and to be loved.
~ Becky Ree

When you are joyful, be joyful; when you are sad, be sad.  If God has given you a sweet cup, don't make it bitter; and if He has given you a bitter cup, don't try and make it sweet; take things as they come.
~ Oswald Chambers

God can do nothing for me until I recognize the limits of what is humanly possible, allowing Him to do the impossible. 
~ Oswald Chambers

There will always be reasons not to love, even good ones, but never valid ones.
~ Theunis Pienaar

There is no need to defend myself.  I know who I am. 
~ Maria Ronzino

Each relationship nurtures a strength or a weakness within you. 
~ Mike Murdock

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
~ Mark Twain

Sin is believing the lie that we are self-centered, self-dependent, and self-sustained.
~ St. Augustine

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
~ Mother Teresa

Passover has a message for the conscience and the heart of all mankind.  For what does it commemorate?  It commemorates the deliverance of a people from degrading slavery, from most a most foul and cruel tyranny.  And so, it is Israel's - nay, God's - protest against unrighteousness, whether individual or national.
~ Morris Joseph

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
~ Maya Angelou

Nothing great becomes great without overcoming great resistance.
~ Paul Malkmus

Partial obedience is really only disobedience made to look acceptable. 
~ Bill T. Arnold

True peace does not demand a denial of our emotions and concerns.  What is the difference between Godly concern and sinful anxiety?  Actually, the same Greek word is used for both, and it is only the context that reveals the difference.  The difference can be seen in these mathematical formulas: Concern + Unbelief = Anxiety; Concern + Faith = A Biblical Virtue.
~ Bill Thrasher

A woman's heart should be so lost in God that a man needs to seek Him in order to find her.
~ Maya Angelou

When God enters the equation, His output always exceeds your input.
~Mark Batterson

You are as holy as you want to be.
~ A.W. Tozer

Self-rejection is the greatest enemy of the spiritual life, because it contradicts the Voice of God that calls us His Beloved.
~ Henri Nouwen

Sin will take you farther from where you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay.
~ Unknown, but copied it from Robert @ Musing by Robert blog

Every Disciple is a Believer, but not every Believer is a Disciple.
~ Becky Ree

Prayer is not something that we do, it is a relationship that we enter into.
~ Lidia @ Crown of Beauty blog

Christ calls us to BE, that we may be "human beings", but the enemy convinces us that it is better to take things into our own hands - to DO rather than to BE...and we buy this lie, so that we end up as "human doings".
~ Lidia @ Crown of Beauty blog

We all love the direction of God.  We must also love the correction of God.
~ John Constable

We come to Scripture not to amass more information. We come to Scripture to be changed.
~ Richard Foster

The life of Jesus is bracketed by two impossibilities: “a virgin’s womb and an empty tomb”. Jesus entered our world through a door marked No Entrance and left through a door marked No Exit.                                                                                    
~ Peter Larson

He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.  
~ Abraham Lincoln