People sometimes get so lost in their own beliefs that they fail to gain truth and understanding. You can’t get the whole picture just by relying on your own perception. Never be afraid of the truth.
If you want to discover your true purpose for existing, all you have to do is look deeply into the things that bring you joy.
Successful people will tell you that they do not wonder if they are going to succeed. They know they will. It’s just a matter of when.
A pessimist is someone who has forgotten the joy of beginning.
What a joy for those who trust in the Lord!
My husband loves me, this is great delight.
You cannot impose a culture from the top–it must come from under. It grows out of the soil, out of the people, out of their daily life and work. It is a spontaneous expression of their joy of life, of their joy in work, and if this does not exist, the culture will not exist. Joy is a spiritual quality, an impalpable quality: that too cannot be forced. It must be an inevitable state of mind, born of the elementary processes of life, a by-product of natural human growth.
The color-patches of vision part, shift, and reform as I move through space in time. The present is the object of vision, and what I see before me at any given second is a full field of color patches scattered just so. The configuration will never be repeated. Living is moving; time is a live creek bearing changing lights. As I move, or as the world moves around me, the fullness of what I see shatters. “Last forever!
And yet all loneliness, angers, hatreds, envies, and itchings that (Hell) contains, if rolled into one single experience and put into the scale against the least moment of the joy that is felt by the least in Heaven, would have no weight that could be registered at all. Bad cannot succeed even in being bad as truly as good is good.
If knowledge is lacking, your destruction is inevitable.