“The light in the darkness, as Stephen explained it, did not chase away the shadows of fear and regret: It merely illuminated the fears worth
“So think about this: When Peter insists that he is even willing to die for Jesus, Jesus tells him, No, you’ll betray Me. You’ll deny
“Back then we were too young to know that some dreams are impossible…So we dreamed them anyway, and it made those years feel glorious.” Elizabeth
“Wasn’t the willingness to believe despite uncertainty the very essence of faith?” Elizabeth Camden
“Isn’t doubt forbidden for a Christian?” he asked. She glanced over at him, an impish twinkle in her eye. “I don’t think God dwells on
“One of the hardest-to-swallow, most countercultural, counter intuitive implications of the gospel is that bearing up under a difficult burden with patient perseverance is a
“We hold on to worry because we don’t trust God. We hold on to anger because we don’t trust God. We feel threatened because we’re
I don’t understand the way of the world–why things are the way they are. It is difficult to reconcile what I know about God with
Some things have to be believed to be seen (Madeleine L’Engle).
Believing takes practice (Madeleine L’Engle).
One person says prayer is our greatest weapon and there other one says it’s laughter. Which is it–laugher or prayer? I don’t laugh much but
“If you don’t want to sink, you better figure out how to swim” Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle