Wise Words on Wednesday: The Quality of your Life

Robbins

“A single change in the habitual questions you ask yourself can and will profoundly change the quality of your life.”

Tony Robbins 

Wise Words on Wednesday: Dig the well

Well

“Dig the well before you are thirsty”

– Chinese Proverb 

Wise Words on Wednesday: Feeling guilty about anxieties

Lewis

“Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith. I don’t agree at all. They are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the Passion of Christ”

― C.S. Lewis, Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer

Wise Words on Wednesday: The opposite of celebrity

matt

We enjoy finding ways to mean a little bit to a lot of people. This is called celebrity. But the real courage lies in daring to become a lot to a little. In daring to be everything to somebody

– Matthew Warner, Messy & Foolish

Wise Words On Wednesday: Dark Moments

Dark

In all these dark moments, O God, grant that I may understand that it is you who are painfully parting the fibers of my being in order to penetrate the very marrow of my substance

– Teilhard de Chardin

Wise Words on Wednesday: Too long in winter

Winter

I have walked too long with death’s chill in the air,
mourned over trees too long with branches bare…
I am saying to Love who wakens love:
rise in the south and come!
Hurry me into the springtime; hustle the winter out of my sight…
…then plunge me into the leafing and my blossoming

– Jessica Powers

Wise Words on Wednesday: The Making of Champions

Swafford

Champions are made by doing the little things, and the war is won in the small battles of life. Being faithful and committed in the small things leads to heroic virtue when it truly counts. Indeed, it is in doing the little things now that you develop the character to become that husband and father you hope to be someday

– Sarah Swafford, Emotional Virtue

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