By Jan Karon
For years, Mitford’s Father Tim Kavanagh has transcribed into his dog-eared journals phrases of knowledge, religion, and encouragement. Written in his personal hand or typed on his idiosyncratic Royal typewriter, a continuing ceremonial dinner comprises the full of life principles, good judgment, profound knowledge, and undeniable strong humor he has gleaned from the likes of C. S. Lewis, Emily Dickinson, William Blake, Helen Keller, G. ok. Chesterton, and may Rogers, to call quite a few. including its winning better half quantity, Patches of Godlight, Father Tim’s most up-to-date quote magazine is bound evidence of the reality of an access from Lord Byron: “A small drop of ink produces that which makes millions think.” “The joyful middle has a continuous feast.” —Proverbs 15: 15 NIV
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Hepburn in The African Queen If we are going to be made into wine, we will have to be crushed ; you cannot drink grapes. , Sept. 30 The very cream of Chambers The preaching of the gospel awakens an intense resentment because it must reveal that I am unholy; but it also awakens an intense craving. , Sept 1 Unless in the first waking moment of the day you learn to fling the door wide back and let God in, you will work on a wrong level all day; but swing the door wide ... and pray to your Father...
21:33 This By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone. Prov 25:15 KJ V A soft answer turneth away wrath . . Prov 15:1 The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips. Prov 16:23 Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. 24 Correct thy son and he shall give thee rest ; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul. Prov 29:17 How much the wife is dearer than the bride. George, Lord Lyttelton You should always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.
St. John 14:15-16 Remembering His call . . Holly Springs, July 28. . In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy. Unknown Yes ! You must plough with such oxen as you have. s e Y , Again English proverb What do we live for, if not to make the world less difficult for each other? George Eliot Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2, N1V Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.