The feeling that “if nothing is happening, nothing is happening” is the prejudice of a superficial, dependent and hollow spirit, one that has succumbed to the age and can prove its own excellence only by the quality of pseudo-events it is constantly organizing, like a bee, to that end.
Probably the greatest malaise in our country today is our neurotic compulsion to work.
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.
What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I had realized it sooner.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Let a man set his heart only on doing the will of God and he is instantly free. No one can hinder him.
–A. W. Tozer
God doesn’t always smooth the path, but sometimes he puts springs in the wagon.
What you do every day should contribute to giving your life meaning. If it doesn’t, why are you doing it?
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
If you have so much business to attend to that you have no time to pray, depend upon it, you have more business on hand than God ever intended you should have.
–D. L. Moody