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Daily Inspiration for October 9, 2008

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Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel. –Anonymous

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Daily Inspiration for October 8, 2008

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To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. –Bette Davis

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Daily Inspiration for October 7, 2008

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My future starts when I wake up every morning…Every day I find something creative to do with my life. –Miles Davis

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Christian Wisdom for October 7 2008

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Grace is when God gives us what we don’t deserve and mercy is when God doesn’t give us what we do deserve. –Unknown

Daily Inspiration for October 6, 2008

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A good laugh is sunshine in a house. –William Makepeace Thackeray

Christian Wisdom for October 6 2008

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God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, “”I love you.”” –Billy Graham

Christian Wisdom for October 5 2008

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You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trodden under foot by men. –Matthew 5:13 […]

Daily Inspiration for October 5, 2008

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Life is overflowing with the new. But it is necessary to empty out the old to make room for the new to enter. –Eileen Caddy

Daily Inspiration for October 4, 2008

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Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching. –George Van Valkenburg

Christian Wisdom for October 4 2008

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We need the spirit of Christ, without whom all our works are only worthy of condemnation. –Martin Luther

Christian Wisdom for October 3 2008

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Not only do we not know God except through Jesus Christ; We do not even know ourselves except through Jesus Christ. –Blaise Pascal

Daily Inspiration for October 3, 2008

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Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better. –Albert Camus

Daily Inspiration for October 2, 2008

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Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. –Scott Adams

Christian Wisdom for October 2 2008

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He who speaks on his own authority seeks his own glory; but he who seeks the glory of him who sent him is true, and in him there is no falsehood. –John 7:18 (Revised Standard Version)

Christian Wisdom for October 1 2008

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If God is your love and your purpose, the chief aim of your heart, it is all you need in this life…Such a blind shot with the sharp dart of longing will never miss its mark, which is God. –The […]

Daily Inspiration for October 1, 2008

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Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow. –Alice Mackenzie Swaim

Christian Wisdom for September 30 2008

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God examines both rich and poor, not according to their lands and houses, but according to the riches of their hearts. –Augustine of Hippo

Daily Inspiration for September 30, 2008

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Change your thoughts, and you change your world. –Norman Vincent Peale

Christian Wisdom for September 29 2008

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Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. –St. Peter Julian Eymard

Daily Inspiration for September 29, 2008

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Everyone’s a star and deserves the right to twinkle. –Marilyn Monroe

Christian Wisdom for September 28 2008

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Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung round his neck and he were thrown into the sea. –Mark 9:42

Daily Inspiration for September 28, 2008

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I’ve always felt it was not up to anyone else to make me give my best. –Hakeem Olajuwon

Daily Inspiration for September 27, 2008

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The wishbone will never replace the backbone. –Will Henry

Christian Wisdom for September 27 2008

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All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well. –Blessed Julian of Norwich

Christian Wisdom for September 26 2008

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If we’re not growing, we must feel guilty, because we are not fulfilling Christ’s command. –Evan Burrows, referring to the Salvation Army

Daily Inspiration for September 26, 2008

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The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind. –Dr. Wayne Dyer

Daily Inspiration for September 25, 2008

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No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings. –William Blake

Christian Wisdom for September 25 2008

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The Christian message is juxtaposed between crowns and crosses. –T.D. Jakes

Christian Wisdom for September 24 2008

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The reason why many fail in battle is because they wait until the hour of battle. The reason why others succeed is because they have gained their victory on their knees long before the battle came…Anticipate your battles; fight them […]

Daily Inspiration for September 24, 2008

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When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel. –Rabbi Harold Kushner

Daily Inspiration for September 23, 2008

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Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too. –Voltaire

Christian Wisdom for September 23 2008

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Find satisfaction in Him who made you, and only then find satisfaction in yourself as a part of His creation. –Augustine of Hippo

Daily Inspiration for September 22, 2008

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Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light. –Jennie Jerome Churchill

Christian Wisdom for September 22 2008

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Our vision is so limited we can hardly imagine a love that does not show itself in protection from suffering…The love of God did not protect His own Son…He will not necessarily protect us–not from anything it takes to make […]

Christian Wisdom for September 21 2008

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Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day’s own trouble be sufficient for the day. –Matthew 6:34 (Revised Standard Version)

Daily Inspiration for September 21, 2008

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A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. –Herm Albright

Daily Inspiration for September 20, 2008

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You can’t keep blaming yourself. Just blame yourself once, and move on. –Homer Simpson

Christian Wisdom for September 20 2008

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If man is man and God is God, to live without prayer is not merely an awful thing: it is an infinitely foolish thing. –Phillips Brooks

Christian Wisdom for September 19 2008

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When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package. –John Ruskin

Daily Inspiration for September 19, 2008

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To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you’re overdoing it. –Josh Jenkins

Christian Wisdom for September 18 2008

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Lower your expectations of earth. This isn’t heaven, so don’t expect it to be. –Max Lucado

Daily Inspiration for September 18, 2008

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Even God doesn’t plan to judge a man till the end of his days, why should you and I? –Unknown

Christian Wisdom for September 17 2008

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The gospel is open to all; the most respectable sinner has no more claim on it than the worst. –D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Daily Inspiration for September 17, 2008

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More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying them. –Harold J. Smith

Christian Wisdom for September 16 2008

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Heaven will be the perfection we’ve always longed for. All the things that made Earth unlovely and tragic will be absent in heaven. –Billy Graham

Daily Inspiration for September 16, 2008

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If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies. –Moshe Dayan

Daily Inspiration for September 15, 2008

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No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. –Calvin Coolidge

Christian Wisdom for September 15 2008

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Faith seeks understanding. I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. –St. Anselm of Canterbury

Christian Wisdom for September 14 2008

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My teaching is not mine, but his who sent me; if any man’s will is to do his will, he shall know whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking on my own authority. –John 7:16-19

Daily Inspiration for September 14, 2008

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Be your own hero, it’s cheaper than a movie ticket. –Doug Horton

Daily Inspiration for September 13, 2008

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You cannot have everything. I mean, where would you put it? –Steven Wright

Christian Wisdom for September 13 2008

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Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be. –William Hazlitt

Christian Wisdom for September 12 2008

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The will of God will never take you where the grace of God cannot keep you. –Unknown

Daily Inspiration for September 12, 2008

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Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world. –Thomas Carlyle

Daily Inspiration for September 11, 2008

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Learn to pause … or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you. –Doug King

Christian Wisdom for September 11 2008

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Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. –Luke 6:27

Daily Inspiration for September 10, 2008

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I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a very sharp, in-focus picture of it in my head. –Jack Nicklaus

Christian Wisdom for September 10 2008

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The devil sees nothing more abominable than a truly humble Christian, for that Christian is just the opposite of the devil’s own image. –Hans Nielsen Hauge

Christian Wisdom for September 9 2008

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Forever at the door I gave my heart and soul. My fortune, too. I’ve no flock anymore, no other work in view. My occupation: love. It’s all I do. –St. John of the Cross

Daily Inspiration for September 9, 2008

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We must have the courage to allow a little disorder in our lives. –Ben Weininger

Daily Inspiration for September 8, 2008

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You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. –Rabindranath Tagore

Christian Wisdom for September 8 2008

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If we cannot believe God when circumstances seem be against us, we do not believe Him at all. –C.H. Spurgeon

Daily Inspiration for September 7, 2008

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One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another is listen to each other’s stories. –Rebecca Falls

Christian Wisdom for September 7 2008

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Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise. –Luke 23:43 (Revised Standard Version

Daily Inspiration for September 6, 2008

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Integrity is not a 90 percent thing, not a 95 percent thing; either you have it or you don’t. –Peter Scotese

Christian Wisdom for September 6 2008

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God’s love for us is not the reason for which we should love him. God’s love for us is the reason for us to love ourselves. –Simone Weil

Daily Inspiration for September 5, 2008

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We have a choice: to plow new ground or let the weeds grow. –Jonathan Westover

Christian Wisdom for September 5 2008

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Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. –Joseph Cardinal Bernardin

Christian Wisdom for September 4 2008

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No man ever loved like Jesus. He taught the blind to see and the dumb to speak. He died on the cross to save us. He bore our sins. And now God says, “”Because He did, I can forgive you.”” […]

Daily Inspiration for September 4, 2008

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Who digs a pit for others will fall in themselves. –German Proverb

Christian Wisdom for September 3 2008

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Salt, when dissolved in water, may disappear, but it does not cease to exist. We can be sure of its presence by tasting the water. Likewise, the indwelling Christ, though unseen, will be made evident to others from the love […]

Daily Inspiration for September 3, 2008

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Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep. –Denis Waitley

Daily Inspiration for September 2, 2008

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People who matter are most aware that everyone else does, too. –Malcolm Forbes

Christian Wisdom for September 2 2008

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Complete happiness is knowing God. –John Calvin

Daily Inspiration for September 1, 2008

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Generosity lies less in giving much than in giving at the right moment. –Jean de la Bruyere

Christian Wisdom for September 1 2008

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Make sure the thing you’re living for is worth dying for. –Charles Mayes

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 31 2008

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Your faith has saved you; go in peace. –Luke 7:50 (Revised Standard Version)

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 31, 2008

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God gave us memories that we might have roses in December. –James M. Barrie

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 30 2008

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What is most characteristically human about us is the tension between the desire to be “”free””–self-identifying and self-choosing–and to be “”related”” to love and be loved. –Paul Tillich

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 30, 2008

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Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. –John Barrymore

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 29, 2008

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Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. –Dale Carnegie

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 29 2008

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Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ. –Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 28, 2008

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Sundays, quiet islands on the tossing seas of life. –S.W. Duffield

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 28 2008

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Unbelief is actually perverted faith, for it puts its trust, not in the living God but in dying men. The unbeliever denies the self sufficiency of God and usurps attributes that are not his. –A.W. Tozer

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 27, 2008

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Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it. –Rabindranath Tagore

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 27 2008

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A true love of God must begin with a delight in his holiness, and not with a delight in any other attribute; for no other attribute is truly lovely without this. –Jonathan Edwards

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 26, 2008

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The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool. –George Santayana

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 26 2008

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Upon a life I did not live, upon a death I did not die; another’s life, another’s death, I stake my whole eternity. –Horatius Bonar

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 25, 2008

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You pile up enough tomorrows, and you’ll find you’ve collected a lot of empty yesterdays. –Harrold Hill

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 25 2008

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When you see God’s hands in everything, it is easy to leave everything in God’s hands. –Unknown

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 24 2008

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Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 24, 2008

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You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. –Robin Williams

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 23 2008

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I am justified and acceptable to God even though there are in me sin, unrighteousness, and fear of death. –Martin Luther

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 23, 2008

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If you’re not using your smile, you’re like a man with a million dollars in the bank and no checkbook. –Les Giblin

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 22 2008

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If I want only pure water, what does it matter to me whether it be brought in a vase of gold or glass? What is it to me whether the will of God be presented to me in tribulation or […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 22, 2008

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The days are too short even for love; how can there be enough time for quarreling? –Margaret Gatty

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 21, 2008

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Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst. –Marcus Valerius Martial

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 21 2008

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Our Christian experience must agree with the Bible. We will be taught by the Bible and fed by the Bible. But we do not believe in Christ because He is in the Bible: we believe in the Bible because Christ […]

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 20 2008

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Some people think God does not like to be troubled with our constant coming and asking. The way to trouble God is not to come at all. –D.L. Moody

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 20, 2008

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One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life. –Edward B. Butler

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 19 2008

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If you believe what you like in the gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it’s not the gospel you believe, but yourself. –Augustine of Hippo

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 19, 2008

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Don’t throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water. –Swedish Proverb

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 18 2008

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Wherever you are, be all there. Live to the hilt of every situation you believe to be the will of God. –Jim Elliot

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 18, 2008

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I can’t believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary. –Lou Holtz

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 17, 2008

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If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all. –Anna Quindlen

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 17 2008

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Why does this generation seek a sign? Truly, I say to you, no sign shall be given to this generation. –Mark 8:13 (Revised Standard Version)

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 16 2008

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There is nothing that is more dangerous to you own salvation, more unworthy of God and more harmful to your own happiness that that you should be content to remain as you are. –F. Fenelon

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 16, 2008

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True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home. –John Hay

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 15, 2008

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Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it. –Cullen Hightower

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 15 2008

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We must remember that God loved us first, and that our religion is truly a love affair between God and us, us and God; it is not merely a system of morals and dogmas. –Catherine Doherty

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 14 2008

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Measure not God’s love and favor by your own feelings. The sun shines as clearly in the darkest day as it does in the brightest. The difference is not in the sun, but in some clouds which hinder the manifestation […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 14, 2008

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Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth, or the only truth. –Charles A. Dana

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 13, 2008

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The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. –Doug Larson

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 13 2008

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Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. –Hebrews 4:14 (Revised Standard Version)

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 12, 2008

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First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others. –Thomas a Kempis

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 12 2008

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Hearts on earth say in the course of a joyful experience, ‘I don’t want this to ever end.’ The hearts of those in heaven say, ‘I want this to go on forever.’ And it will. There is no better news […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 11, 2008

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Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night. –Philip K. Dick

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 11 2008

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Faith is not the holding of correct doctrines, but personal fellowship with the Living God. –William Temple

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 10, 2008

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To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. –Donald Laird

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 10 2008

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Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with […]

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 9 2008

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Our problems are opportunities to discover God’s solutions. –Unknown

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 9, 2008

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Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died. –Erma Bombeck

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 8, 2008

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I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow. –Woodrow Wilson

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 7 2008

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Love wholeheartedly, be surprised, give thanks and praise– then you will discover the fullness of your life. –Brother David Steindl-Rast

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 7, 2008

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Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world. –Annie Lennox

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 6, 2008

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I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones. –John Cage

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 6 2008

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Life has taught me to forgive much, but to seek forgiveness still more. –Otto Von Bismarck

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 5, 2008

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There is no point at which you can say, ‘Well, I’m successful now. I might as well take a nap.’ –Carrie Fisher

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 5 2008

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True friends don’t spend time gazing into each other’s eyes. They may show great tenderness towards each other but they face in the same direction–toward common projects, goals- above all, towards a common Lord. –C.S. Lewis

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 4, 2008

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One kind word can warm three winter months. –Chinese Proverb

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 4 2008

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Go anywhere to preach the gospel. –Gordon Olson

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 3, 2008

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Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him. –Aldous Huxley

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 3 2008

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Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. –Matthew 5:6 (Revised Standard Version)

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 2 2008

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If moral behavior were simply following rules, we could program a computer to be moral. –Samuel P. Ginder

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 2, 2008

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I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings. –Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 1 2008

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Strength, rest, guidance, grace, help, sympathy, love–all from God to us! What a list of blessings! –E. Stenbock

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 1, 2008

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Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece. –Ralph Charell

Christian Wisdom for July 31 2008

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Get in touch with who you are. Lead with your own unique style. Be yourself and let God use you. –Rick Warren

Daily Inspiration for July 31, 2008

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Do or do not. There is no try. –Yoda, ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

Christian Wisdom for July 30 2008

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God doesn’t just give us grace. He gives us Jesus, the Lord of grace. –Joni Eareckson Tada

Daily Inspiration for July 30, 2008

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It may be that those who do most, dream most. –Stephen Leacock

Christian Wisdom for July 29 2008

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The gospel alone is sufficient to rule the lives of Christians everywhere…any additional rules made to govern men’s conduct added nothing to the perfection already found in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. –John Wycliffe

Daily Inspiration for July 29, 2008

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Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. –William Jennings Bryan

Christian Wisdom for July 28 2008

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Pain is never permanent. –St. Teresa of Avila

Daily Inspiration for July 28, 2008

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Truth, like surgery, may hurt, but it cures. –Han Suyin

Daily Inspiration for July 27, 2008

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Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard. –Standing Bear

Christian Wisdom for July 27 2008

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Why are you afraid? Have you no faith? –Mark 4:40 (Revised Standard Version)

Daily Inspiration for July 26, 2008

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The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. –Joseph Campbell

Christian Wisdom for July 26 2008

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Worship is the intentional attitudes and actions of focusing on God…It grows out of the foundational motive of deep and wonder-based gratitude to God for His salvaging and sustaining us. –Byron Spradlin

Christian Wisdom for July 25 2008

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Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us, we have to see it as something done by us. –John Stott

Daily Inspiration for July 25, 2008

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Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt. –Motto of the Special Olympics

Christian Wisdom for July 24 2008

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The men who have done the most for God in this world have been early on their knees. He who fritters away the early morning, its opportunity and freshness, in other pursuits than seeking God will make poor headway seeking […]

Daily Inspiration for July 24, 2008

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“Stay” is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary. –Louisa May Alcott

Daily Inspiration for July 23, 2008

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Do you know what the greatest test is? Do you still get excited about what you do when you get up in the morning? –David Halberstam

Christian Wisdom for July 23 2008

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And I have other sheep, that are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will heed my voice. So there shall be one flock, one shepherd. –John 10:16

Christian Wisdom for July 22 2008

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Nothing ousts the sense of God’s presence so thoroughly as the soul’s dialogues with itself-when there are grumblings, grievances, etc. –Friedrich von Hugel

Daily Inspiration for July 22, 2008

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A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. –Benjamin Franklin

Daily Inspiration for July 21, 2008

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A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. –William A. Ward

Christian Wisdom for July 21 2008

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We are not built for ourselves, but for God. –Oswald Chambers

Christian Wisdom for July 20 2008

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Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. –Matthew 5:3 (Revised Standard Version)

Daily Inspiration for July 20, 2008

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You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on. –Heraclitus

Christian Wisdom for July 19 2008

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Evangelism is not a professional job for a few trained men, but is instead the unrelenting responsibility of every person who belongs to the company of Jesus. –Elton Trueblood

Daily Inspiration for July 19, 2008

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I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all. –Laura Ingalls Wilder

Daily Inspiration for July 18, 2008

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The man who has no imagination has no wings. –Muhammad Ali

Christian Wisdom for July 18 2008

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If you are looking for painless ways to grow toward each other and toward maturity, call off the search. –J. Grant Howard

Christian Wisdom for July 17 2008

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Between here and heaven, every minute that the Christian lives will be a minute of grace. –C.H. Spurgeon

Daily Inspiration for July 17, 2008

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To make the world a friendly place, one must show it a friendly face. –James Whitcomb Riley

Christian Wisdom for July 16 2008

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There’s no human power that can replace the power of Spirit. –Lewi Pethrus

Daily Inspiration for July 16, 2008

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Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision. –Stevie Wonder

Christian Wisdom for July 15 2008

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Tomorrow’s history has already been written. At the name of Jesus every knee must bow. –E. Kauffman

Daily Inspiration for July 15, 2008

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Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it. –Margaret Thatcher

Daily Inspiration for July 14, 2008

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Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. –Lucille Ball

Christian Wisdom for July 14 2008

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God commands you to pray, but he forbids you to worry. –St. John Vianney

Christian Wisdom for July 13 2008

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Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God. –John 3:3 (Revised Standard Version)

Daily Inspiration for July 13, 2008

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The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence, but by oft falling. –Lucretius

Daily Inspiration for July 12, 2008

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If you can’t accept losing, you can’t win. –Vince Lombardi

Christian Wisdom for July 12 2008

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God may thunder His commands from Mount Sinai and men may fear, yet remain at heart exactly as they were before. But let a man once see his God down in the arena as a Man–suffering, tempted, sweating, and agonized, […]

Christian Wisdom for July 11 2008

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Experience has taught me that the Shepherd is far more willing to show his sheep the path than the sheep are to follow. He is endlessly merciful, patient, tender, and loving. –Elisabeth Elliot

Daily Inspiration for July 11, 2008

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He who is outside the door has already got a good part of his journey behind him. –Dutch Proverb

Daily Inspiration for July 10, 2008

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Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you. –Frank Tyger

Christian Wisdom for July 10 2008

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Is it not true that when we have God we have everything? –St. Peter Julian Eymard

Christian Wisdom for July 9 2008

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Notice, we never pray for folks we gossip about, and we never gossip about the folk for whom we pray! For prayer is a great deterrent. –Leonard Ravenhill

Daily Inspiration for July 9, 2008

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If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Daily Inspiration for July 8, 2008

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On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean. –Aldous Huxley

Christian Wisdom for July 8 2008

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Do not be too quick to condemn the man who no longer believes in God: for it is perhaps your own coldness and avarice and mediocrity and materialism and selfishness that have chilled his faith. –Thomas Merton

Christian Wisdom for July 7 2008

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It is impossible for a person not to be puffed up by his good works unless he has first been deflated and destroyed by suffering and evil to the point that he knows that he is worthless and that his […]

Daily Inspiration for July 7, 2008

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When faced with a challenge, look for a way, not a way out. –David L. Weatherford

Daily Inspiration for July 6, 2008

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Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “”I will try again tomorrow””. –Mary Anne Radmacher

Christian Wisdom for July 6 2008

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Come near to God and He will come near to you. –James 4:8

Christian Wisdom for July 5 2008

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Those who try to hang on when God is trying to move on will always be miserable. –Joyce Meyer

Daily Inspiration for July 5, 2008

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My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just to enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate. –Thornton Wilder

Daily Inspiration for July 4, 2008

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If you aren’t going to go all the way, why go at all? –Joe Namath

Christian Wisdom for July 3 2008

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Our experience of God’s unconditional love must be shaped by the Scriptures. God’s written Word must take hold of us…The Word we study has to be the Word we pray. –Brennan Manning, “”The Ragamuffin Gospel””

Daily Inspiration for July 3, 2008

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Forget mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it. Today is your lucky day. –Will Durant

Daily Inspiration for July 2, 2008

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Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn’t make me stronger. –Lou Holtz

Christian Wisdom for July 2 2008

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The spontaneous jollity of the carefree extrovert comes to be equated with healthy Christian living, and jolly extroverts in our churches are encouraged to become complacent in carnality. –J.I. Packer

Christian Wisdom for July 1 2008

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He departed from our sight, so that we should turn to our hearts and find him there. –St. Augustine

Daily Inspiration for July 1, 2008

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When one teaches, two learn. –Robert Half

Christian Wisdom for June 30 2008

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To see God is the promised goal of all our actions and the promised height of all our joys. –Augustine of Hippo

Daily Inspiration for June 30, 2008

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Never miss a chance to keep your mouth shut. –Robert Newton Peck

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