Hope

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Hope

People who believe in God never meet for the last time

  • It isn’t the problem that determines our destiny, it’s how we respond.
  • When you’re down to nothing, God is up to something.
  • In the end it is not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years.
  • If you love life, life will love you back.
  • ‘People who believe in God never meet for the last time’. Robin Oake 25th January 2003 (At funeral of his son DC Stephen Oake)
  • Day is done, gone the sun
    From the lake, from the hills, from the sky.
    Safely rest, all is well!
    God is nigh.
  • There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Edith Wharton
  • Growing old is not so bad when you consider the alternatives.
  • You can keep going long after you think you can’t.
  • God doesn’t give you the people you want; He gives you the people you NEED… to help you, to hurt you, to leave you, to love you and to make you into the person you were meant to be.
  • What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Despite the high cost of living it remains popular.
  • ‘Criticism is easy; achievement is difficult.’
  • One of the hardest things to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.
  • “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
  • Optimism can take you anywhere
  • Don’t say ‘I am blind. Help’ rather say ‘It is a beautiful and I can’t see it’
  • Grace is when God gives us what we don’t deserve,
    and mercy is when God doesn’t give us what we do deserve.
  • “If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.”
    ― Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Coincidences are God’s way of remaining anonymous
  • “Don’t worry about yesterday, you can’t do anything about that, it’s history – and don’t think about tomorrow, you might “wake up” dead – just be determined to survive and live through this particular day – each day”! Fergus Anckorn survivor for 3.5 years in captivity on Burma Railway
  • The most precious things in life cannot be built by hand, or bought by man.

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