Don’t confuse complacency with consistency and don’t confuse faithfulness with fruitfulness. No matter how you view your gifts–[God’s] given them to you.
Let your character define your medicine, not the other way around. You’ll become a robot if all you attend to is the journals and learning every new fact and staying late and missing soccer. That’s the challenge and that’s the art.
What lies within us can never be truly be colonized, contorted, or taken away–the light never goes out.
Diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 17.
HP worked up this nice article.
Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, there lies your vocation.
We are meant to endure difficulty if for no other reason than it gives us a reference point that allows us to navigate towards something better.
Listen to the rest of his TEDtalk here.
I have had prayers answered–most strangely so sometimes–but I think our heavenly Father’s loving kindness has been even more evident in what He has refused me.
I’ll not willingly offend,
Nor be easily offended;
What’s amiss I’ll strive to mend,
And endure what can’t be mended.
–Isaac Watts, “Good Resolutions”
Christmas is not just a day, an event to be observed and speedily forgotten. It is a spirit which should permeate every part of our lives.