Archive for March, 2009
You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody without first taking from somebody else.
– Pastor Adrian Rogers
For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
– Romans 15:4
Your power to choose the direction of your life allows you to reinvent yourself, to change your future and to powerfully influence the rest of creation. It is the one gift that enables us to elevate our life to higher and higher levels.
– Steven R. Covey
The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness
It is important to keep a still place in the ‘marketplace.’ This still place is where God can dwell and speak to us. It is also the place from which we can speak in a healing way to all the people we meet in our busy days. Without that still place we start spinning.
– Henri J.M. Nouwen regarding Psalm 46:10
Bread for the Journey
Let us pray for those who work with words: the writers, editors, advertisers, branders, marketers and other communication pros among us
I agree with Siddhartha, our wise friend from the East who once said: ‘Words do not express thoughts very well; everything immediately becomes a little different, a little distorted, a little foolish. And yet it also pleases me and seems right that what is of value and wisdom to one man seems nonsense to another.’
– Hermann Hesse
Journey to the East