It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of truth.John Locke – 1690
The divine priority is worship first, service second. Our lives are to be punctuated with praise, thanksgiving, and adoration. Service flows out of worship. Service as a substitute for worship is idolatry. Activity is the enemy of adoration.Richard Foster – Celebration of Discipline
He who best knoweth how to suffer shall possess the most peace; that man is conqueror of himself and lord of the world, the friend of Christ, and the inheritor of heaven.Thomas A. Kempis – The Imitation of Christ
They say of some temporal suffering, “No future bliss can make up for it.” not knowing that Heaven, once attained, will work backwards and turn even that agony into a glory.C.S. Lewis
We must know before we can love; to know God we must often think of Him; and when we come to love Him we shall also think of Him very often, for our heart is where our treasure is!Brother Lawrence – The Practice of the Presence of God
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.