TFTD - December 2011
Posted 01 December 2011 - 06:43 AM
"You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note."
- Doug Floyd
"Just as each of us has one body with many members,
and these members do not all have the same function,
so in Christ we who are many form one body,
and each member belongs to all the others."
Posted 02 December 2011 - 06:52 AM
"If I have ever made any valuable discoveries,
it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent."
- Isaac Newton
"Be patient, therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord.
Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth,
being patient over it until it receives the early and the late rain."
Posted 03 December 2011 - 08:29 AM
"With every deed you are sowing a seed,
though the harvest you may not see."
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
"The seeds of good deeds become a tree of life;
a wise person wins friends."
Posted 04 December 2011 - 07:13 AM
"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else."
- Booker T. Washington
"We should help others do what is right and
build them up in the Lord."
Posted 05 December 2011 - 10:45 AM
"Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no
birds sang except those that sang best."
- Henry Van Dyke
"After a long time the master of those servants returned and settled accounts with them.
The man who had received the five talents brought the other five. 'Master,' he said,
'you entrusted me with five talents. See, I have gained five more.' His master replied,
'Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things;
I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master's happiness!'"
Posted 08 December 2011 - 12:47 AM
"In the service of the Lord,
it is not where but how you serve."
- J. Reuben Clark
"Send forth your light and your truth,
let them guide me; let them bring me to
your holy mountain, to the place where you dwell."
Posted 08 December 2011 - 12:48 AM
"Caution is not cowardly. Carelessness is not courage."
"My child, don't lose sight of common sense and discernment.
Hang on to them, for they will refresh your soul.
They are like jewels on a necklace."
Posted 08 December 2011 - 06:09 AM
"In union there is strength."
"Then fill me [Paul] with joy by having the
same attitude and the same love, living in harmony,
and keeping one purpose in mind."
Posted 09 December 2011 - 10:09 AM
"They come together like the Coroner's Inquest,
to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week."
- William Congreve
"A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor,
but a man of understanding holds his tongue."
Posted 10 December 2011 - 10:34 AM
"People have been known to achieve more as a
result of working with others than against them."
- Dr. Allan Fromme
"Together, we are his house, built on the foundation of the apostles
and the prophets. And the cornerstone is Christ Jesus himself."
Posted 11 December 2011 - 06:21 AM
"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity.
The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
- Winston Churchill
"That is why, for Christ's sake, I delight in weaknesses,
in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties.
For when I am weak, then I am strong."
2 Corinthians 12:10
Posted 12 December 2011 - 09:44 AM
"Peace with God brings the peace of God.
It is a peace that settles our nerves, fills our minds,
floods our spirits and, in the midst of the uproar around us,
gives us the assurance that everything is all right."
- Bob Mumford
"Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you;
he will never let the righteous fall."
Posted 13 December 2011 - 06:17 AM
"Character is a long standing habit."
"And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations,
knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance;
and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope;
and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has
been poured out within our hearts..."
Posted 14 December 2011 - 10:14 AM
"Patience is also a form of action."
- Auguste Rodin
"And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle,
encourage the timid, help the weak,
be patient with everyone."
1 Thessalonians 5:14
Posted 15 December 2011 - 05:58 AM
"Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice."
- Henry Ford
"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine
and puts them into practice is like a wise man who
built his house on the rock."
Posted 16 December 2011 - 10:20 AM
"If you must speak badly of someone, don't speak it,
but write it ... in the sand, at the water's edge, near the waves."
"Do not speak evil of one another, brethren."
"... to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle,
showing all humility to all men."
Posted 17 December 2011 - 10:41 AM
"What we need is not the will to believe,
but the wish to find out."
- Bertrand Russell
"It is the glory of God to conceal things,
but the glory of kings is to search things out."
Posted 18 December 2011 - 05:22 AM
"He does not believe that does not live according to his belief ."
- Thomas Fuller
"My dear friend, do not follow wrong examples, but right ones.
He who habitually does what is right is a child of God:
he who habitually does what is wrong has not seen God.
3 John 1:11
Posted 19 December 2011 - 01:29 PM
"Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret
power working 24 hours a day, for good or bad.
It is of paramount importance that we know how
to harness and control this great force."
- Tom Blandi
"A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man
keeps himself under control."
Posted 20 December 2011 - 02:10 PM
"The falling out of faithful friends, renewing is of love."
- Richard Edwardes
"He came and preached peace to you who were far away
and peace to those who were near."
Posted 21 December 2011 - 05:35 AM
"Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind:
repetitive application - practice.
What you practice is what you manifest."
- Grace Speare
"Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable,
whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely,
whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and
if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.
The things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me,
practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you."
Posted 22 December 2011 - 10:30 AM
"The life you are leading is simply a reflection of your thinking"
- Doug Firebaugh
"For as a man thinks in his heart, so is he."
Posted 23 December 2011 - 06:06 AM
"Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things,
but just look what they can do when they stick together."
- Vesta M. Kelly
"Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor.
For if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion."
Posted 24 December 2011 - 10:15 AM
"Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil,
and let us see what we are made of."
- Charles Haddon Spurgeon
"Let my supplication come before you.
Deliver me according to your word."
Posted 25 December 2011 - 06:22 AM
"A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
"Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit,
but in humility consider others better than yourselves."
Posted 26 December 2011 - 02:15 AM
"We worry about what a child will be tomorrow,
yet we forget that he is someone today."
- Stacia Tauscher
"Direct your children onto the right path,
and when they are older, they will not leave it."
Posted 27 December 2011 - 06:37 AM
"No answer is also an answer."
- German Proverb
"Don't answer the foolish arguments of fools,
or you will become as foolish as they are."
Posted 28 December 2011 - 06:26 AM
"It is not who is right, but what is right,
that is of importance."
- Thomas H. Huxley
"The LORD is more pleased when we do what is
right and just than when we offer him sacrifices."
Posted 29 December 2011 - 03:24 AM
"Forgiveness is God's command."
- Martin Luther
"For his unfailing love toward those who fear him
is as great as the height of the heavens above the earth.
He has removed our sins as far from us
as the east is from the west."
Posted 30 December 2011 - 02:18 AM
"Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good.
This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be able to see it in that light."
- Raymond Holliwell
"As you know, we consider blessed those who have persevered.
You have heard of Job's perseverance and have seen what the
Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy."
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