“People need to see our faith, not merely hear about it,” wrote Bob Buford in his book, Halftime.
“When our beliefs are personal and privatized, practiced only inside a building one day a week,” Buford observed, “we Christians miss out on that glorious opportunity to be salt and light. Worse, I believe that when faith continues to be directed inward, we become one-dimensional, uninteresting, and wholly self-centered persons.” Continue reading
“When things are at their blackest,” wrote Robert Lynn Asprin, “I say to myself, ‘Cheer up, things could be worse.’ And sure enough, they get worse.”
Joyce Carol Oates, looked at life this way: “Keep a light, hopeful heart. But expect the worst.”
The writer, O’Henry penned, “Life is made up of sobs, sniffles and smiles, with sniffles predominating.”
“We are born crying, live complaining and die disappointed,” wrote Thomas Fuller in 1732. Continue reading
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