Wisdom is the essence of experiences.
The meaning of life is life itself. The reward of love is love itself. The joy of the journey is not in the destination but in the journey itself.
We must assume every event has significance and contains a message that pertains to our questions…this especially applies to what we used to call bad things…the challenge is to find the silver lining in every event, no matter how negative.
This didn’t sound good. It sounded like the optimism was escaping from him.
Death, therefore, the most awful of evils, is nothing to us, seeing that, when we are, death is not come, and, when death is come, we are not.
One doesn’t fall in love… one digs a hole for himself to trip in… claiming he didn’t see it coming
Fantasize that everything around you is bringing you LUCK!
The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is to hand over your whole self–all your wishes and precautions–to Christ. But it is far easier than what we are all trying to do instead. For what we are trying to do is to remain what we call “ourselves,” to keep personal happiness as our great aim in life, and yet at the same time be “good.
Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things. Hope is one of those things that you can’t buy, but that will be freely given to you if you ask. Hope is the one thing people cannot live without. Hope is a thing of beauty.
Hope is a strong encouragement.