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Feast of John of the Cross, Mystic, Poet, Teacher, 1591 A Christian should always remember that the value read more

Feast of John of the Cross, Mystic, Poet, Teacher, 1591 A Christian should always remember that the value of his good works is not based on their number and excellence, but on the love of God which prompts him to do these things. St. John of the Cross December 15, 2000 Two thousand years of failure have not taught some reformers that you can't stop sin by declaring it illegal. Two thousand years have not taught them that you can't save a man's soul by force -- you can only lose your own in the attempt. Drunkenness and gambling and secularism and lechery -- various hopeful churchmen have earnestly tried to outlaw them all; and what is the result? A drunken nation, a gambling nation, a secularist nation, an adulterous nation. And, often, a ruined Church.

by Joy Davidman Found in: Christianity Quotes,
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Before, beside us, and above
The firefly lights his lamp of love.

Before, beside us, and above
The firefly lights his lamp of love.

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They come to see and be seen.

They come to see and be seen.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you read more

When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.

by Barbara De Angelis Found in: Ownership Quotes,
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If you can't return a favor, pass it on.

If you can't return a favor, pass it on.

by Louise Brown Found in: Inspirational Quotes,
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The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. -B.B King.

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. -B.B King.

by B.b. King Found in: Training Quotes,
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Seek simplicity, and distrust it.

Seek simplicity, and distrust it.

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Who spits against heaven, it falls in his face.

Who spits against heaven, it falls in his face.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Come, ye saints, look here and wonder,
See the place where Jesus lay;
He has burst His read more

Come, ye saints, look here and wonder,
See the place where Jesus lay;
He has burst His bands asunder;
He has borne our sins away;
Joyful tidings,
Yes, the Lord has risen to-day.

by Thomas Kelly Found in: Easter Quotes,
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The tygers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.

The tygers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.

by William Blake Found in: Wrath Quotes,
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