Category: Quotes

Praying for the peace of Christ to rule in my heart


A few chapters ago we discussed the chapter on anger in The Excellent Wife. Not too long after that, I came across this quote from Lilias Trotter: I was at Fehira’s the other day. She was heavy and sorrowful. At last it came out…

My aim for the day


“‘I do this thing for God, not for success in the work, or for happiness in my soul or for anything else. I am here for God.’ Life is grandly simple when the spirit of calculating results and consequences, even spiritual results and consequences,…

Quotable


Thomas PaineWhen men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. We can only reason from what is; we can…

Promoting the Spiritual Life


My mother-in-law gave me this book for Christmas. It is a collection of Sophia Tolstoy’s photography and diaries. This woman was amazing. I am finding some great quotes in this book. From her diary entry, 6 March 1887: One thing I do find intolerably…

The Lord knows my heart


Quote of the Week Oh, Encouraging Truth!I the Lord search the heart. Jeremiah 17:10 Solemn as is this view of the Divine character, the believing mind finds in it sweet and hallowed repose. What more consolatory truth in some of the most trying positions…

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