Category: Quotations

Channels for Sharing

Channels for Sharing

"God has given us two hands - one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing." - Billy Graham “And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.” ~ Hebrews 13:16 … Continue reading Channels for Sharing

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Deep-Rooted, Pervasive Integrity

Deep-Rooted, Pervasive Integrity

"We typically think of integrity as the ability to resist temptation by resolve.  And that's a good thing; self-discipline is a good thing.  But there is another level of integrity, the kind where you don't even want the seduction that is being presented to you.  Goodness runs so deep, so pervasive through your character and … Continue reading Deep-Rooted, Pervasive Integrity

Turn Around That Pointed Finger

Turn Around That Pointed Finger

Choose to be kind to others not because they're nice, but because you are. Don’t justify your actions on the “wrong” behavior of others. Don’t respond with anger to a lack of kindness in others. Don’t choose in response to the poor choices of others. You can’t blame other people! I tried this as a … Continue reading Turn Around That Pointed Finger

Wellspring of Life

Wellspring of Life

"Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." (Abraham Lincoln) When we're tired, hungry, or stressed, we're generally not much use.  We're running at a diminished capacity. Do you know just when you feel like going out of your way to help others?  When … Continue reading Wellspring of Life

Our Greatest Limitation

Our Greatest Limitation

Perhaps the greatest limitation of human potential = The fear of what people might think Are you limited by this fear?  Controlled by it?  So many are consumed by it, often unaware of its power. The opportunity cost is staggering.  Imagine society without this limitation.  Imagine your life without this limitation. For God has not … Continue reading Our Greatest Limitation

Bold Proclamations

Bold Proclamations

Jesus is Christ, the Son of the Living God. Hey, eye-rollers!  Yeah, you.  How many of you rolled your eyes with reading that statement.  Raise your hands! How many of you stopped reading altogether?  I would say, "Raise your hands!" but you didn't stick around for the rest of this discussion. It's amazing how that … Continue reading Bold Proclamations

Misunderstanding American Freedom

Misunderstanding American Freedom

“The idea of freedom can be misunderstood in a variety of ways…   The ‘liberal’ misunderstanding of American freedom, in short, is when freedom – or liberty – is confused with license. License to do anything at any time is not what the founders had in mind when they were talking about freedom...Not long after … Continue reading Misunderstanding American Freedom