“ ”The missionary heart: Care more than some think is wise. Risk more than some think is safe. Dream more than some think is practical. Expect more than some think is possible. I was called not to comfort or success but to obedience….There is no joy outside of knowing Jesus and serving him. ”
Karen Watson, martyr, March 15, 2004 (via mrsamberapple)
Have a seat punkin, we haven’t had a good chat for a long time.
“ Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.”
— Oscar Wilde ”
“ Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. ”
Hans Christian Andersen (via justbesplendid)
I must be in the forest. My footsteps are silent. My voice echoes. I see the handiwork of God. The shadows are deep. The light, exquisite. I know that I am very very small, and that God is very very big.
Should I see a friendly face as I round the next corner, we’ll share our smallness and speak of His greatness.
Step by step…”
“ I long to share more of my journey with you, but it would strip bare the journey of another. ”
“ Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. ”
“ My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can. ”
Cary Grant (via justbesplendid)