we think of failure; Failure will be ours. If we remain
undecided; Nothing will ever change. All we need to do is
want to achieve something great and then simply to do it.
Never think of failure for what we think, will come about.” -
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
souls of men of undecided and feeble purpose are the graveyards
of good intentions.” - Author Unknown
is a popular diner called The Filling Station... a very good
place for breakfast and a freshly made donut.
need more than our daily fill of food however. We need to be
daily filled with the Holy Spirit.
us thank God heartily as often as we pray that we have His
Spirit in us to teach us to pray. Thanksgiving will draw our
hearts out to God and keep us engaged with Him; it will take
our attention from ourselves and give the Spirit room in our
hearts.” - Andrew Murray
question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he
had means, time, influence and educational advantages; the
question is what he will do with the things he has. The
moment a young man ceases to dream or to bemoan his lack of
opportunities and resolutely looks his conditions in the face,
and resolves to change them, he lays the corner-stone of a
solid and honorable success.” - Hamilton Wright
you not know that there comes a midnight hour when every one has
to throw off his mask? Do you believe that life will always let
itself be mocked? Do you think you can slip away a little
before midnight in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified
by it? I have seen men in real life who so long deceived
others that at last their true nature could not reveal
itself;... In every man there is something which to a certain
degree prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to
himself; and this may be the case in so high a degree, he may
be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life which
extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love, and he who cannot
love is the most unhappy man of all.” -
are all wonderful, beautiful wrecks. That's what connects
us... that we're all broken, all beautifully imperfect.” -
learned recently to love imperfection a lot because it shines
such a big light on God's grace. And if someone has grace for
you that's when you feel their love the most and they see you
for who you are and they love you anyway.” -
a woolly bear caterpillar. According to Dr. Curran one can
perhaps predict the coming winter weather.
caterpillar has 13 distinct segments of black and reddish
brown. The wider the middle brown section is, according to
legend, the milder the winter will be. Actually, according to Mike
Peters, an entomologist, there may be a link between
between winter severity and the brown band of the woolly bear
caterpillar... but of the past winter, not the upcoming one.
the weather through signs, usually the sky, was a common
practice during the time of Jesus.
know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you
cannot interpret the signs of the times. A wicked and
adulterous generation looks for a miraculous sign, but none
will be given it except the sign of Jonah.”
- Jesus (Matthew 16:3,4 NIV)