Archives For August 26, 2013

It disappoints me when I see those opposed to the Christian faith butcher scripture in barbaric fashion. Quoting a single verse without any understanding of context or meaning doesn’t make one knowledgeable of the nature of God or Christian morality as a whole. It is very easy to quote a verse as opposed to reading the chapter, understanding the context of the epistle, prayer, seeking guidance and inspiration, etc. 

Baldwin IV

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Don’t be ashamed to weep; ‘tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.

Brian Jacques, Taggerung

Whatever their bodies do affects their souls. It is funny how mortals always picture us as putting things into their minds: in reality our best work is done by keeping things out…

C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters