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


dinsdag 12 juli 2016

Into the gateway to joy



"Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, 
to share in brokenness, fear, confusion and anguish.
Real care means the willingness to help each other in making our 
brokenness into the gateway to joy."
~Henri Nouwen


zaterdag 9 juli 2016

Not all those who wander are lost


 "Buitenplaats Amerongen"

"There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for."
~J.R.R. Tolkien



"Not all those who wander are lost."
~J.R.R. Tolkien




vrijdag 8 juli 2016

To love



"To love at all is to be vulnerable.
Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken.
If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one."
~C.S. Lewis

 my secret place for rest & peace  :-)


Till we know at least something


a silky flower in my Hoya at home





"We can never know who or what we are till we know at least something of what God is."
―A.W. Tozer


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