maandag 22 augustus 2016

A silent weary tear

"Oh give me mercy for my dreams
'Cause every confrontation seems to tell me
What it really means
To be this lonely sailor
And when the sky begins to clear
The sun it melts away my fear
And I shed a silent weary tear
For those who mean to love me"
~Dougie MacLean

zondag 21 augustus 2016

Still before the Lord

"Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him."
~Psalm 37:7

woensdag 17 augustus 2016

Where God wants you to be

"Because where God wants you to be,
God holds you safe and gives you peace,
even when there is pain."
~Henri Nouwen
The Inner Voice of Love

dinsdag 2 augustus 2016

maandag 1 augustus 2016

To hold me

"He has chosen not to heal me, but to hold me.
The more intense the pain, the closer His embrace."
~Joni Eareckson Tada

zondag 31 juli 2016

A strong tower

"The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous run to it and are safe."
~Proverbs 18:10


"For where two or three gather together in My name, there am I with them." :-)
―Matthew 18:20

vrijdag 29 juli 2016

On the rock(s)

"Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them,
will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock."
~Matthew 7:24

dinsdag 26 juli 2016

Spirit and life

"It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all.
The words that I have spoken to you,
are spirit and life."
~John 6:63

zaterdag 23 juli 2016

No rules of architectur

"There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds."
~G.K. Chesterton

donderdag 21 juli 2016

The greater the love

"For the greater the love the greater the grief, and the stronger the faith 
the more savagely will satan storm its fortress."
~C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed

woensdag 20 juli 2016

Let the fields be jubilant

"Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them."
~Psalm 96:12a

"I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest."
~John 14:35

zondag 17 juli 2016

Going to church

"Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than
going to McDonald's makes you a hamburger."
~Keith Green

zaterdag 16 juli 2016

Being open to somebody

"Loving isn't about filling a void. Loving is being open to somebody,
being receiving of them, allowing what's going to happen to happen."
~Rich Mullins

vrijdag 15 juli 2016

A larger hope

"The small and even overpowering pains of our lives are intimately connected
with the greater pains of Christ.
Our daily sorrows are anchored in a greater sorrow, and therefore a larger hope."
~Henri Nouwen

donderdag 14 juli 2016

Beauty and sadness

Johannes Cornelisz. Verspronck
Portret van een meisje in het blauw, 1641
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 13 juli 2016 

"Beauty and sadness always go together."
~George MacDonald

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