Who are you if you lose your favorite person? Can you lose your favorite person...– Stargirl (Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli)
If I could love God and seek God’s favor as much I seek the love and favor of those around me, how different would my life be? -Edit - I know God loves me and favors me. If I could do the same and not be consumed by this earthly desire, how much easier would this become?
I want all these young people to be getting a higher education, and I don’t want...– President Obama today, keeping it real (via barackobama)
In Christ I'm Not a Sinner
mchoi89: “There is an entire psychological substructure that, due to the Fall, is a near-constant emission of relational leveraging, fear-stuffing, nervousness, score-keeping, neurotic controlling, anxiety-festering silliness that is not something I say or even think so much as something I breathe. You can smell this on people, though some of us are good at hiding it. And I’m seeing more and...
me: I'm not completely over it. But I feel like this is a huge hump I climbed
Jenni: yeah. nobody expects you to be 100% over it especially just after youve made it over the hump! it's a good analogy isnt it? climbing the hill is freaking hard as hell! getting to the top is rewarding as hell. but then climbing back down is a relief, but also scary. but i always feel better climbing down a staircase than going up....
“These things—the beauty, the memory of our own past—are good images of what we really desire; but if they are mistaken for the thing itself they turn into dumb idols, breaking the hearts of their worshippers. For they are not the thing itself; they are only the scent of a flower we have not found, the echo of a tune we have not heard, news from a country we have never yet visited.” —C.S....
Though our feelings come and go, his love for us does not. It is not wearied by...– CS Lewis
My God is bigger than all my fears. While I struggle to make peace with that statement as of late, I will not stop proclaiming it.