"The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving." Holmes

"Salt, when dissolved in water, may disappear, but it does not cease to exist. We can be sure of its presence by tasting the water. Likewise, the indwelling Christ, though unseen, will be made evident to others from the love which he imparts to us." — Sadhu Sundar Singh

You must learn, you must let God teach you, that the only way to get rid of your past is to make a future out of it.  God will waste nothing.

Phillips Brooks

"Live in the world as if only God and your soul were in it; then your heart will never be made captive by any earthly thing." John of the Cross

"It is in the ordinary duties and labors of life that the Christian can and should develop his spiritual union with God." Thomas Merton

"Against the backdrop of people who avoid work, cut corners, and do half-hearted jobs, a diligent man stands out. Practicing diligence is an excellent way to stand out for Christ at home, in the workplace, and even at church. Today, complete each one of your tasks, however big or small, with diligence." Dr. David Jeremiah

"When you are ready to stop bargaining, He will lead you to a place of peace and blessings." Author Unknown