Meeting writers is always so disappointing. I got over wanting to meet live writers quite a long time ago. There is this terrific book that has changed your life, and then you meet the author, and he has shifty eyes and funny shoes and he won’t talk about anything except the injustice of the United States income tax structure toward people with fluctuating income, or how to breed Black Angus cows, or something.
For invented gods invariably disappoint those who worship them.
May you find comfort by reading and mediation on God’s word.
When in place of love you have grieves. And in place of glory nonfulfillment of hopes you earn, know that it’s a natural catastrophe preparing you for distinguished conditions.” – Darmie Orem
Stories start in all sorts of places. Where they begin often tells the reader of what to expect as they progress. Castles often lead to dragons, country estates to deeds of deepest love (or of hate), and ambiguously presented settings usually lead to equally as ambiguous characters and plot, leaving a reader with an ambiguous feeling of disappointment. That’s one of the worst kinds.
Believing in the sovereignty of God injects courage in the act of desire.
We may have agreed to end it kitty , but that didnt inlcude being warm and kind to me as a human
He sharpened his flaws and disappointments into daggers.
Jerusalem has a way of disappointing in tormenting both conquerors and visitors. The contrast between the real and heavenly cities is so excruciating that a hundred patients a year are committed to this city’s asylum, suffering from the Jerusalem Syndrome, a madness of anticipation, disappointment and delusion.
I always thought there would be more interesting people at my wedding.