TFTD - January 2012
Posted 01 January 2012 - 05:55 AM
"For last year's words belong to last year's language
and next year's words await another voice."
- T. S. Eliot
"Even so come, Lord Jesus."
Posted 02 January 2012 - 05:51 AM
"Forgiveness is the oil of relationships."
- Josh McDowell
"A man's wisdom gives him patience;
it is to his glory to overlook an offense."
Posted 03 January 2012 - 05:45 AM
"All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered;
the point is to discover them."
- Galileo Galilei
"For everything that was written in the past was written
to teach us, so that through endurance and the
encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope."
Posted 04 January 2012 - 10:16 AM
"You are never so high as when you are on your knees."
"Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving."
Posted 05 January 2012 - 06:40 AM
"Candor is a double-edged sword;
it may heal or it may separate."
- Wilhelm Stekel
"Reckless words pierce like a sword,
but the tongue of the wise brings healing."
Posted 06 January 2012 - 05:47 AM
"Seek truth and you will find a path."
- Frank Slaughter
"Blessed are they that keep his testimonies,
and that seek him with the whole heart."
Posted 07 January 2012 - 09:55 AM
"Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom."
- Thomas Jefferson
"The LORD detests the use of dishonest scales,
but he delights in accurate weights."
Posted 08 January 2012 - 09:57 AM
"Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened."
- Winston Churchill
"The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field.
When a man discovered it, he buried it again.
He was so delighted with it that he went away,
sold everything he had, and bought that field."
Posted 09 January 2012 - 10:28 AM
"Make one person happy each day
and in 40 years you will have made
14,600 human beings happy for a little time at least."
- Charley Willey
"A cheerful heart is good medicine,
but a crushed spirit dries up the bones."
"A cheerful look brings joy to the heart,
and good news gives health to the bones."
Posted 10 January 2012 - 05:52 AM
"No man was ever wise by chance."
"... be careful how you walk,
not as unwise men but as wise,"
Posted 11 January 2012 - 03:02 AM
"Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day,
and at last we cannot break it."
- Horace Mann
"Encourage each other every day while you
have the opportunity ..."
Posted 12 January 2012 - 05:19 AM
"How beautiful a day can be
When kindness touches it!"
- George Elliston
"Whoever pursues righteousness and kindness
will find life, righteousness, and honor."
Posted 13 January 2012 - 11:28 AM
"A setting sun still whispers a promise for tomorrow."
- Jeb Dickerson
"Give thanks to him who made the heavenly lights-
His faithful love endures forever."
Posted 14 January 2012 - 05:52 AM
"He changed sunset into sunrise."
- Clement of Alexandria
"The Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing
in his wings for you people who fear my name.
You will go out and leap like calves let out of a stall."
Posted 15 January 2012 - 05:22 AM
"The doors we open and close each day
decide the lives we live."
- Flora Whittemore
"Let the doors of righteousness be open to me;
I will go in and give praise to the Lord."
Posted 16 January 2012 - 04:59 AM
"Character is higher than intellect."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"For you have been born again,
not of perishable seed, but of imperishable,
through the living and enduring word of God."
1 Peter 1:23
Posted 17 January 2012 - 11:09 AM
"Faith makes the discords of the present
the harmonies of the future."
- Robert Collyer
"Listen, my dear brothers and sisters!
Didn't God choose poor people in the world to
become rich in faith and to receive the kingdom
that he promised to those who love him?"
Posted 18 January 2012 - 01:01 PM
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."
- Albert Einstein
"Put all your hope in God, not looking to your reason for support.
In all your ways give ear to him, and he will make straight
Posted 19 January 2012 - 11:27 AM
BRETHREN, let us walk together
In the bonds of love and peace;
Can it be a question whether
Brethren should from conflict cease
'Tis IN UNION, 'Tis IN UNION,
HOPE AND JOY AND LOVE INCREASE.
While we journey homeward, let us
Help each other on the road
Foes on every side beset us,
Snares through all the way are strew'd
It behoves us, It behoves us
Each to bear a brother's load.
When we think how much our Father
Has forgiv'n and does forgive,
Brethren, we should learn the rather
Free from wrath and strife to live,
Far removing, Far removing
All that might offend or grieve.
Then let each esteem his brother
Better than himself to be;
And let each prefer another,
Full of love, from envy free
HAPPY ARE WE, HAPPY ARE WE,
WHEN IN THIS WE ALL AGREE.
Posted 20 January 2012 - 08:49 AM
"The wings of hope carry us,
soaring high above the driving winds of life."
- Ana Jacob
"Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation,
be constant in prayer."
Posted 21 January 2012 - 10:45 AM
"A single conversation with a wise man
is better than ten years of study."
- Chinese Proverb
"Make your ear attentive to wisdom,
Incline your heart to understanding;"
Posted 22 January 2012 - 11:52 AM
"The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right."
- William Safire
"The speech of the wise is a honeycomb of honey,
and it is sweet to his soul and healing to his bones."
Posted 23 January 2012 - 05:00 AM
"Some people will never learn anything, for this reason,
because they understand everything too soon."
- Alexander Pope
"Great are the works of the Lord;
they are pondered by all who delight in them."
Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:56 AM
"The little reed, bending to the force of the wind,
soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over."
"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. The rain came down, the streams rose,
and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall,
because it had its foundation on the rock."
Posted 25 January 2012 - 06:38 AM
"What can we take on trust in this uncertain life?
Happiness, greatness, pride - nothing is secure,
"In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity
consider: God has made the one as well as the other,
so that man may not find out anything that will be after him."
"And we know that for those who love God all things work together
for good, for those who are called according to his purpose."
Posted 26 January 2012 - 04:31 AM
"Facts are many, but the truth is one."
- Rabindranath Tagore
"Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved,
a worker who has no need to be ashamed,
rightly handling the word of truth."
2 Timothy 2:15
Posted 27 January 2012 - 04:25 AM
"God made time, but man made haste."
- Irish Proverb
"For at just the right time Christ will be revealed
from heaven by the blessed and only almighty God,
the King of all kings and Lord of all lords."
1 Timothy 6:15
Posted 28 January 2012 - 10:20 AM
"God cannot alter the past, though historians can."
- Samuel Butler
"As you do not know the path of the wind,
or how the body is formed in a mother's womb,
so you cannot understand the work of God,
the Maker of all things."
Posted 29 January 2012 - 06:12 AM
"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells
you it's going to be a butterfly."
- Richard Buckminster Fuller
"God's voice is glorious in the thunder.
We can't even imagine the greatness of his power."
Posted 30 January 2012 - 05:05 AM
"Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight,
feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings,
knowing that she hath wings."
- Victor Hugo
"May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.
I long for your salvation, O LORD, and your law is my delight.
Let me live that I may praise you, and may your laws sustain me."
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