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God's first language is Silence. Everything else is a translation.


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We rarely think of the air we breathe, yet it is in us and around us all the time. In similar fashion, the presence of God penetrates us, is all around us, is always embracing us.

We rarely think of the air we breathe, yet it is in us and around us all the time. In similar fashion, the presence of God penetrates us, is all around us, is always embracing us.



The chief thing that separates us from God is the thought that we are separated from God.

The chief thing that separates us from God is the thought that we are separated from God.



God will bring people and events into our lives, and whatever we may think about them, they are designed for the evolution of His life in us.

God will bring people and events into our lives, and whatever we may think about them, they are designed for the evolution of His life in us.



For human beings, the most daunting challenge is to become fully human. For to become fully human is to become fully divine.

For human beings, the most daunting challenge is to become fully human. For to become fully human is to become fully divine.



If one completes the journey to one's own heart, one will find oneself in the heart of everyone else.

If one completes the journey to one's own heart, one will find oneself in the heart of everyone else.



Perhaps the shortest and most powerful prayer in human language is help.

Perhaps the shortest and most powerful prayer in human language is help.



The acceptance of all that God has given us and the willingness to let it go - to give it back to him at a moment's notice - that's true human freedom.

The acceptance of all that God has given us and the willingness to let it go - to give it back to him at a moment's notice - that's true human freedom.



You should not take prayer too seriously. There is something playful about God. You only have to look at a penguin ... to realize that He likes to play little jokes on creatures.

You should not take prayer too seriously. There is something playful about God. You only have to look at a penguin ... to realize that He likes to play little jokes on creatures.



What I really wanted was to fall in love with God. It's amazing what obstacles there are within us, or at least in me, that seem to slow this process.

What I really wanted was to fall in love with God. It's amazing what obstacles there are within us, or at least in me, that seem to slow this process.



The root of prayer is interior silence.

The root of prayer is interior silence.





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If you stand firm in the light, you can never be diminish by the doom of darkness.




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No one made sense of the love they shared. They didn't get the hang of it either. But together, the clocks of winter stopped.. And autumn's fallen leaves turned, swiftly, scarlet.




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That is fine benevolence, finely executed, which, like the Nile, comes from hidden sources.



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Economic growth which strips out the planet’s ecosystems is not sustainable



I'm 44 now and have been working in comics for most of my adult life. I've been blessed to have had the career that I've had and worked with the many awesome creators I have.

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All the hard work means something. That's all you can really ask for, as an actor.



Is that too much to expect? That I would name the stars for you? That I would take you there? The splash of my tongue melting you like a sugar cube?

Is that too much to expect? That I would name the stars for you? That I would take you there? The splash of my tongue melting you like a sugar cube?



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My parents, especially my dad, had a big influence on my hockey career. He introduced me to the game when I was younger, and I stuck with it.




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