Thought Provokers for the Gospel of Sunday, May 22, 2016

spirit when the spirit of truth comes

God is no distant deity but a constant reality,
a very present help whenever needs occur.
So? So live like it. And laugh like it!
(The apostle) Paul did.
While he lived, he drained very drop of joy
out of every day that passed.

Charles R. Swindoll

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I am quite happy to be called an optimist,
but my optimism is not of the utopian variety.
It is based on hope.
The optimist is a person who has the conviction that God knows,
can do, and will do what is best for mankind.

Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J.

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God’s main purpose with us is not to get us somewhere
but to make something of us on the way….
When your way is rough and lonely,
when you are beaten by failure and chilled with disappointment,
remember that God is seeking to develop your soul by those experiences….
It is not getting somewhere
or finding something on which we have set our hearts that matters.
It is what we become on the way that counts.

John Bishop, A Word in Season

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We are rich in the things that perish,
but poor in the things of the spirit.
We are rich in gadgets, but poor in faith.
We are rich in goods, but poor in grace.
We are rich in know-how, but poor in character.
We are rich in words, but poor in deeds.

Billy Graham

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I have treated many hundreds of patients….
Among (those) in the second half of life–that is to say, over 35–
there has not been one whose problem in the last resort
was not of finding a religious outlook on life.

Carl Jung, the famous psychiatrist

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About Daniel Mochamps

Church Planter, Anglican Diocese in New England (Anglican Church in North America).
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