Inspiration for the Everyday

 

It’s called a peaceMAKER. Somebody who makes something works at it.
-Dr. Gertz

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“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace.” Luke 2:14
These two conditions are joined together, and none can separate them. Do you want peace? Your highest aim must be the glory of God. Do you seek God’s glory as your highest aim? Then, the inevitable result will be the peace that passeth understanding.
-F. B. Meyer

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Talk can yield clarity, understanding, and empathy, but sometimes it just brings exhaustion and recrimination. Sometimes action is the only pathway to goodwill.
-Peter S. Goodman

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{These quotations are from my commonplace book.}

Inspiration for the Everyday

Some of us spend our whole lives regretting the past and fearing tomorrow, instead of trusting God for today.
-Pastor Frank Hall

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There are in all human lives hours of overpowering anxiety, when we feel as though it were impossible to live another moment— exposed to danger, separated from dear ones, not knowing what an hour may bring forth. Then, as you look up, you find that the LORD is beside you, sharing your anxieties, and affording you His inviolable protection. You cannot see Him with the natural eye, but you know Him to be there, and neither man nor devil can prevail against you.
-F.B. Meyer

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Why are we so weak, fearful, and wishy-washy? Omnipotence is on our side!
-Brian Bonney

{These quotations are from my commonplace book.}

Blessings to you today, as you serve God wherever He has placed you!

Inspiration for the Everyday

Several years ago, I began to compile a commonplace book. I called it “Inspiration for the Everyday.” In it, I have been writing down quotations, bits and pieces of various lengths from various sources; words that I have heard or read. If it seems that I might want to come back to those words at a future time, I try to write them down in my commonplace book.

I have found myself coming back to them many times over, and it occurred to me that maybe you’d be blessed and encouraged by some of these thoughts, from time to time, as well. Continue reading “Inspiration for the Everyday”