Building A House: Journal – Part 11

Random Quotes: Life, Faith, Humor, And Wisdom

Whew!?! What a year this is being! Are we in the Twilight Zone or what?!? So, rain, rain, rain with a few sunny days in between and now a global pandemic. Will this house ever get finished? I don't know, maybe the Lord will return first. The roof is beginning to happen. Anyway, when I see the progression from the beginning, I feel better. I thought I would share a few inspiring quotes to get us through this time of quarantine. Praying that all of you are well and safe.

"If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn." ~Ayn Rand

"The future ain't what it used to be." ~Yogi Berra

"The reason birds can fly and we can't is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings." ~J.M. Barrie

"Have you any idea how many children it takes to turn off one light in the kitchen? Three. It takes one to say, 'What light?,' and two more to say, 'I didn't turn it on.'" ~Erma Bombeck

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." ~Mark Twain

"We wants it, we needs it. Must have the precious. They stole it from us. Sneaky little hobbitses. Wicked, tricksy, false!" ~J.R.R. Tolkein

"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all." ~Emily Dickenson

"May you live every day of your life." ~Jonathan Swift

"May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house." ~George Carlin

"As a matter of fact, God isn't asking you to be thankful. He's asking you to give thanks. There's a big difference. One response involves emotions, the other your choices, your decisions about a situation, your intent, your step of faith." ~Joni Eareckson Tada

"Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them. " ~Elizabeth Elliot

"We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist." ~Queen Victoria

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe." ~Albert Einstein

"Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open. " ~Corrie Ten Boom

"We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be." ~C.S. Lewis

"All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all that I have not seen." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson



"There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people." ~Vincent Van Gogh

"So it's true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love." ~E.A. Bucchianeri

"If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for a moment." ~Georgia O'Keefe

"The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays." ~Soren Kierkegaard

"Patience is not the ability to wait. Patience is to be calm no matter what happens, constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities, and have faith to believe that it will all work out in the end while you are waiting." ~Roy T. Bennett

"In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich." ~Deitrich Bonhoeffer

"Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore, seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand." ~St. Augustine of Hippo

"I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering that question." ~Yogi Berra

Written on her tombstone: "I told you I was sick." ~Erma Bombeck

"Never laugh at live dragons." ~J.R.R. Tolkein

"Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one." ~Dr. Suess

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