Thursday, July 2, 2015

Detachment


Detachment is the difference between emotional involvement and emotional awareness. Detachment allows you to see your emotions as they form, develop, intensify, and change.
(Gary Zukav and Linda Francis, Thoughts From The Heart of The Soul, p. 109)
2 July 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015

Natural Resources


All natural resources are precious. It's up to each one of us to practice wise stewardship and to encourage our neighbors -- and our local, state, and federal government to do their share as well.
(The Christophers, Three Minutes A Day, Vol. 41, 16 November)
29 June 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Once Upon A Time


I can begin my record of growth and goals, and dreams, and all my feelings. I can be the author of the book of my life.
(Amy E. Dean, Night Light, 1 February)
28 June 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Do Not Argue

Photo by Melva in Panama

If anyone who is spoken to once or twice will not listen and change his ways, do not argue with him, but leave it all to God, for He knows well how to turn bad things into good.
(Thomas 'a Kempis, The Imitation Of Christ, Book 1, Chapter 16)
27 June 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

Inventory


As we inventory our fears, we may discover that they are a direct result of our inability to make decisions.
(The Twelve Steps For Christians, p. 68)
26 June 2015

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Dysfunctional People


Dysfunctional people attract dysfunctional people and healthy people attract healthy people. It's uncanny how consistent it is. There is just no such thing, for example, as someone who is in a long-term relationship with an addict who is not in some way codependent.
(Dr. Henry Townsend, The Secret Things of God, p. 103)
25 June 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Perseverance


Abuse is an act where power is used to steal from another what can only be given freely.
(David Mura in The Color Of Light by Perry Tilleraas 27 November)

Life is an exercise in perseverance. If you persevere, you win.
(Charles Swindoll in 100 Days of Prayer For Women, p. 31)

Let it [perseverance], grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be strong in character and ready for anything.
(The One Year Book Of Bible Readings, 20 September)
23 June 2015