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Learn to Dance

“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”

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Not Made for Mountains

“We are not made for the mountains, for sunrises, or for the other beautiful attractions in life — those are simply intended to be moments of inspiration. We are made for the valley and the ordinary things of life, and that is where we have to …prove our stamina and strength.”

Oswald Chambers

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Life shall come from his voice…

“To have a resurrection you have to have a death.  You have to come in and die and have the Lord speak and change everything from that point on.  There has to be that encounter where your agendas die, everything about you that makes up your life, you lay it down and he speaks.  And the identity comes from his voice.  Man shall not live by bread alone, but from every word that proceeds.  Life shall come from his voice, and the most intimate connection is the fact that he talks, and he talks with us.”

– (I forget where I found this…)

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The Spiritual and the Real

“Our uncorrected thinking, influenced by the blindness of our natural hearts and the intrusive ubiquity of visible things, tends to draw a contrast between the spiritual and the real–but actually no such contrast exists.  The antithesis lies elsewhere–between the real and the imaginary, between the spiritual and the material, between the temporal and the eternal; but between the spiritual and the real, never.  The spiritual is real.”

A.W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God, p. 54

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Tozer on Meekness

“The meek man is not a human mouse afflicted with a sense of his own inferiority.  Rather, he may be in his moral life as bold as a lion and as strong as Samson; but he has stopped being fooled about himself.  He has accepted God’s estimate of his own life.  He knows he is as weak and helpless as God has declared him to be, but paradoxically, Continue reading

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Tozer on Complacency

“Complacency is a deadly foe of all spiritual growth.”

– A.W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God, p. 17

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