Tuesday, January 17, 2006
WORDS OF FAITH
Without winter, there can be no spring. Without mistakes, there can be no learning. Without doubts, there can be no faith. Without fears, there can be no courage. My mistakes, my fears and my doubts are my path to wisdom, faith and courage. ANON. Be still, sad heart and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall. LONGFELLOW. Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles. CONFUCIUS, Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. J.R.R.TOLKIEN. If you can’t have faith in what is held up to you for faith, you must find things to believe in yourself, for a life without faith in something is too narrow a space to live. GEORGE E. WOODBERRY. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. WILLIAM JAMES. Do all the good you can, By all means you can, In all ways you can, In all places you can, At all times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can. JOHN WESLEY. I enjoy these words and hope they will interest some of you. Just at present I have a very worried mind. Tomorrow my eldest daughter faces a serious operation and I cannot help worrying. However faith that all will be well keeps me going.