zaterdag 30 april 2016

The art of being

"Peace is first of all the art of being."
~Henri Nouwen

donderdag 28 april 2016

Cannot bear

"Humankind cannot bear very much reality."
~T.S. Eliot

dinsdag 26 april 2016

Not an adventurer by choice

"I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate."
~Vincent van Gogh

zaterdag 23 april 2016

So like fear

"My idea of God is not a divine idea.
It has to be shattered time after time.
He shatters it Himself."

"No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear."
~C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed

donderdag 21 april 2016

Have a bright day

"Trying to be happy without a sense of God’s presence is like trying to 
have a bright day without the sun."
~A.W. Tozer

dinsdag 19 april 2016

Learnt to love

"When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest,
I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now."
~C.S. Lewis

(Parents 50th Anniversary)

A bottle of Port

"I didn’t go to religion to make me happy.
I always knew a bottle of Port would do that.
If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable,
I certainly don’t recommend Christianity."
~C.S. Lewis

zondag 17 april 2016

Weeping a little

"One runs the risk of weeping a little, if one lets oneself be tamed."
~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

maandag 11 april 2016

A deeper meaning

"It is looking at things for a long time that ripens you and gives you a deeper meaning."
~Vincent van Gogh

detail "Amandelbloesem" - Vincent van Gogh, 1890
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

"I want to touch people with my art.
I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly'."
~Vincent van Gogh

zaterdag 9 april 2016

To console those

"Art is to console those who are broken by life."
~Vincent van Gogh

donderdag 7 april 2016

Admire as much as you can

"We are surrounded by poetry on all sides.."
~Vincent van Gogh

"Admire as much as you can. Most people do not admire enough."
~Vincent van Gogh

zondag 3 april 2016

To see the clouds

"While my friend always spoke about the sun,
I kept speaking about the clouds, until one day I realized that it was the sun
that allowed me to see the clouds."
~Henri Nouwen

zaterdag 2 april 2016

Our chance to choose

"Now is our chance to choose the right side. God is holding back to give us that chance.
It won't last forever. We must take it or leave it."
~C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

vrijdag 1 april 2016

Fix your eyes on Jesus

"Therefore, holy brothers,
who share in the heavenly calling,
fix your eyes on Jesus,
our Apostle and High priest, whom we confess."
~Hebrews 3:1

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