Come out of hiding

Paul David Tripp:

There’s nothing that could ever be revealed about you that hasn’t already been covered by the blood of Jesus.

Thanks, Brooke Seager, for sharing this great quote!


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Sowing and reaping

Seedling in peat pot (CC)

C.H. Spurgeon:

Righteousness is often costly to the man who keeps to it at all [costs], but in the end it will bear its own expenses and return an infinite profit. A holy life is like sowing seed: much is going out, and apparently it is buried in the soil, never to be gathered up again. We are mistaken when we look for an immediate harvest…. Courage, brothers! We need not be in a hurry. Let us in patience possess our souls, for soon shall our souls possess [a harvest of] light and gladness.

I have heard another teacher put it this way:

You not only reap what you sow: you reap more than you sow, and later than you sow.

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Crashing is good…

Tyler Tate:

If you’re not crashing, you’re not trying.

(See also: Learning is a gift…)


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Learning is a gift…

Learning is a gift. Even when pain is your teacher.
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Mark Twain and Thomas Jefferson on the reliability of newspapers

Mark Twain:

If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.”

Thomas Jefferson (This one hung on the wall in the lunchroom of the ad agency I used to work for):

Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.”

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Need more time?

Lao Tzu:

To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.’”

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