Archive for March, 2010
Pray as you can, not as you cannot.
– Benedictine author Don Chapman from
Running on Empty: Contemplative Spirituality for Overachievers
Life is much more than coping and adjusting. Mysterious as it may be, there is something wonderful at the heart of our existence, and it is about nothing other than love: love for God, love for one another, love for creation, love for life itself.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
– President John Quincy Adams
I’ve asked permission of five of our subscribers to reprint their emails or comments for use as chapter introductions. I have received permission from all five. We’re moving forward!
A small person with small ideas won’t lead us to new levels of excellence or an improved quality of life. There are a hundred times more small people than big people in the world. Wherever they are, they do their best to shoot down people with big visions, big dreams and big perspectives. This is sad , because all of us, including the small people, ultimately benefit from the big ideas.
Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
– Proverbs 16:3