The Quotable Spirit: A Treasury of Religious and Spiritual by Peter Lorie, Manuela Dunn-Mascetti

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By Peter Lorie, Manuela Dunn-Mascetti

Greater than 5 thousand quotations by means of 1,500 authors are divided into fifty thematic sections and chronologically ordered, observed by way of an outline of the foundation of every piece incorporated during this inspirational reference consultant to human non secular adventure.

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Many people think I’ve got a martyr complex, but I don’t. I just knew that if I went down, I might not go back up. It was the most critical time of year and during the most important time of fund-raising—we were preparing for Christmas. I am a bit stubborn, but it is because I am driven by the vision that God has given me and if I don’t finish this task, who will? C HRISTIANITY 62 I N THE C ROSSHAIRS Some have asked if God spoke to me. He didn’t have to. I already had a word from God. It is found in the words of Jesus when He said that to love Him means feeding the sheep.

A boy bought his absentee father a birthday card. When he finally tracked him down in the Bronx and gave him the card, the father ripped it up and sent it back. Often, when I reach out to just touch them and tousle their hair or tweak their little noses, they duck their heads or put their heads down and turn away. Why? Because all they’ve ever known are adults swinging their hands out to hit them. C AN T HESE S TONES C OME TO LIFE? People often ask me if I really think I can make a difference in the lives of these kids.

Because I have a vision and I am determined to make that vision a reality. You can allow yourself to become discouraged, or you can remain determined in your efforts to finish your mission. ” I don’t know about you, but I’m going to believe the report of the Lord. I believe the report of the Lord, and my faith in Him has inspired and encouraged me to move forward. I’ll go out kicking and screaming if I have to. Like I told the doctor, if I can’t use my right hand, then I’ll use my left. If I can’t do that, then I’ll kick the door.

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