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Real Christians do not carry their religion, their religion carries them. It is not weight, it is wings.


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In the foothills of the Himalayas, one hears the prayer: "Oh Lord, we know not what is good for us. You know what it is. For it we pray."

In the foothills of the Himalayas, one hears the prayer: "Oh Lord, we know not what is good for us. You know what it is. For it we pray."



I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.

I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.



Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.

Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.



No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.

No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.



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No virtue is more universally accepted as a test of good character than trustworthiness .



Prayer opens our lives for God so his will can be done in and through us, because in true prayer we habitually put ourselves into the attitude of willingness to do whatever God wills.

Prayer opens our lives for God so his will can be done in and through us, because in true prayer we habitually put ourselves into the attitude of willingness to do whatever God wills.



It is magnificent to grow old, if one keeps young.

It is magnificent to grow old, if one keeps young.





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