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  • Madre
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"It comes the very moment you wake up each morning. All your wishes and hopes for the day rush at you like wild animals. And the first job each morning consists simply in shoving them all back; in listening to that other voice, taking that other point of view, letting that other larger, stronger, quieter life come flowing in. And so on, all day. Standing back from all your natural fussings and frettings; coming in out of the wind."

~ C. S. Lewis

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". Ye shall not need to fight in this battle: set yourselves, stand ye still, and see the salvation of the LORD with you, O Judah and Jerusalem: fear not, nor be dismayed; to morrow go out against them: for the LORD will be with you. " 2Chronicles 17:15

"Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest." Joshua 1:9

"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." Matthew 11:28-30.

These are some of my favorites to get me through the day!😀🍒🌼🌷
 



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Re: Quotes for the Journey
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I love all of those and was encouraged reading them, Celina! :hug: The top two especially!  Perfect timing for me!  :lovesmile:


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Joy :welcomewave:

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"Build your nest upon no tree here; for you see God has sold the forest to death."

"Set not your heart upon the world, since God hath not made it your portion."

~ Samuel Rutherford

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"You can deal with an enormous amount of success as well as an enormous amount of failure without losing your identity, because your identity is that you are the beloved. Long before your father and mother, your brothers and sisters, your teachers, your church, or any people touched you in a loving as well as in a wounding way-long before you were rejected by some person or praised by somebody else-that voice has been there always. 'I have loved you with an everlasting love.' That love is there before you were born and will be there after you die."

~ Henri Nouwen

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"The way I see it, every time a man gets up in the morning he starts his life over. Sure, the bills are there to pay, and the job is there to do, but you don't have to stay in a pattern. You can always start over, saddle a fresh horse and take another trail."

~ Louis L'Amour

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"Self-preoccupation, self-broodings, self-interest, self-love--these are the reasons why you go jarring against your fellows. Turn your eyes off yourself, look up, and out! There are men, your brothers, and women, your sisters; they have needs that you can aid. Listen for their confidences; keep your heart wide open to their calls, and your hands alert for their service. Learn to give, and not to take; to drown your own hungry wants in the happiness of lending yourself to fulfil the interests of those nearest or dearest. Look up and out, from this narrow, cabined self of yours, and you will jar no longer; you will fret no more, you will provoke no more; but you will, to your own glad surprise, find the secret of 'the meekness and the gentleness of Jesus' and the fruits of the Spirit will all bud and blossom from out of your life."

 ~ Henry Scott Holland

Amen

 
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